Time Stamp Bug in Sudo Could Have Allowed Code Entry

A vulnerability in sudo – a program that manages user privileges on certain types of systems – could allow an unauthenticated user to execute commands for about five minutes, without entering a password.The problem, which has since been fixed, previously existed in builds 1.6.0 through 1.7.10p6 and 1.8.0 through 1.8.6p6 of sudo. The program is usually found in Unix-based Linux and Mac OS X systems.

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