Slackware: 2010-110-01: sudo: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New sudo packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  sudo (SSA:2010-110-01)

New sudo packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack13.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes security issues that may give a user with permission
  to run sudoedit the ability to run arbitrary commands.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
a9d14cb46666588711b6d94d02bc6726  sudo-1.7.2p6-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
53e4be7bcc57f3ab2f274b7095f25783  sudo-1.7.2p6-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
a5b1ce06c9ee9a89dba9063d723ec186  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
f4165c6529afd537b4b7ef050532e90e  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
b8a06ecccb0f4c605de6a8312ae7c09f  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
5377218a1d575e3aea99eca960bc5b4d  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
4d1dadd84d799e55f31af66eab725f5d  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
0a1fe8811b6e9e8a859599cb991b97d3  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
6fa9c706b6f32dc9e2541fa1340d0d52  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
199078cfbcec0e73d71a5400ec9fac04  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
fb464d25491158cccb1e3070361836a9  sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
a2cd5a23e8b3b8376f18ae00dcb71b38  sudo-1.7.2p6-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
7fbb67b8c97a1a88aad5fde550f9995e  ap/sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
230d179e630227ce3198eea514771a23  ap/sudo-1.7.2p6-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg sudo-1.7.2p6-i486-1_slack13.0.txz


Slackware Linux Security Team