(RHSA-2020:0487) Important: sudo security update

ID RHSA-2020:0487
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-02-13T14:26:47


The sudo packages contain the sudo utility which allows system administrators to provide certain users with the permission to execute privileged commands, which are used for system management purposes, without having to log in as root.

Security Fix(es):

  • sudo: Stack based buffer overflow when pwfeedback is enabled (CVE-2019-18634)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.