SUDO Vulnerability – CVE-2021-3156 – “Baron Samedit” (Privledge Escalation)

SOFTWARE: Sudo

VENDOR LINK(s): https://www.sudo.ws/alerts/unescape_overflow.html

CVEs: CVE-2021-3156

OFFICIAL CVSS: Unknown at this time, but presumed high

TYPE: Privilege Escalation

NOTES: Has existed in the software for 10 years and requires a local user account to run code to escalate to SUDO rights.