Slackware: 2010-257-02: 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, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  sudo (SSA:2010-257-02)

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, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  This fixes a flaw that could lead to privilege escalation.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

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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 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
0020792ca37f1950dc990008d75b0f3d  sudo-1.7.4p4-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
350d64e2419f3352e0136f92623dc583  sudo-1.7.4p4-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
623499bc7fec7a89842c230cc1e84082  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
fe868c844e0d6f8e4a4e60d565f04a3f  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
900568d7a79ffe2772dd1f27caad0212  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
f8ac4ed69142b4f3ff25969047e7a58d  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
0c863b24b251fbffc8838a2eba69eb50  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
f2ba9e4c37ef4c37e34b6146645a6347  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
b62dded6da8f591c1d3a5d6046391c8a  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
b8a823c4e0a8981a234a74399aec4455  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
04bb8ef4ae1bd88314a784848ac52808  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
00b2632ec3f5c8a338a7ddca22ec6304  sudo-1.7.4p4-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
6da326f6cfd388d87de5c1853d8eb3ff  sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
9adb750d7ec6682c9dc397cb11afb33a  sudo-1.7.4p4-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
81bacc8344d247049702296af84a2903  ap/sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
9b2fa535f361d32cbbca67df23e88d20  ap/sudo-1.7.4p4-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg sudo-1.7.4p4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz


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