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sudo 1.8.15 updates

* removed INPUTRC from env_keep to prevent a possible info leak

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-d25ebba412
  • Date: June 05, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-d25ebba412
2016-06-04 21:04:10.592276
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Name : sudo
Product : Fedora 23
Version : 1.8.15
Release : 2.fc23
URL : http://www.courtesan.com/sudo/
Summary : Allows restricted root access for specified users
Description :
Sudo (superuser do) allows a system administrator to give certain
users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands
as root while logging all commands and arguments. Sudo operates on a
per-command basis. It is not a replacement for the shell. Features
include: the ability to restrict what commands a user may run on a
per-host basis, copious logging of each command (providing a clear
audit trail of who did what), a configurable timeout of the sudo
command, and the ability to use the same configuration file (sudoers)
on many different machines.

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Update Information:

* removed INPUTRC from env_keep to prevent a possible info leak
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1339935 - readline: Possible info leak via INPUTRC
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1339935
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update sudo' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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