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[2022-01-25]
Sudo version 1.9.9rc1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.9rc1.
[2022-01-18]
Sudo version 1.9.9b4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.9b4.
[2022-01-06]
Sudo version 1.9.9b3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.9b3.
[2021-12-08]
Sudo version 1.9.9b2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.9b2.
[2021-12-08]
Sudo version 1.9.9b1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.9b1.
[2021-12-06]
The Sudo web site has been given a facelift.
It is now built using hugo with the geekdoc theme. The sudo blog has been incorporated into the main site.
[2021-09-21]
Sudo version 1.9.8p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.8p2.
[2021-09-16]
Sudo version 1.9.8p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.8p1.
[2021-09-13]
Sudo version 1.9.8 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.8.
[2021-09-08]
Sudo version 1.9.8rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2021-09-03]
Sudo version 1.9.8rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2021-09-01]
Sudo version 1.9.8b4 released.
[2021-08-26]
Sudo version 1.9.8b3 released.
[2021-08-19]
Sudo version 1.9.8b2 released.
[2021-08-16]
Sudo version 1.9.8b1 released.
[2021-07-27]
Sudo version 1.9.7p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.7p2.
[2021-06-11]
Sudo version 1.9.7p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.7p1.
[2021-05-12]
Sudo version 1.9.7 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.7.
[2021-05-10]
Sudo version 1.9.7rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2021-05-07]
Sudo version 1.9.7rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2021-05-04]
Sudo version 1.9.7b2 released.
[2021-05-02]
Sudo version 1.9.7b1 released.
[2021-03-15]
Sudo version 1.9.6p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.6p1.
[2021-03-13]
Sudo version 1.9.6 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.6.
[2021-03-11]
Sudo version 1.9.6rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2021-03-07]
Sudo version 1.9.6b2 released.
[2021-03-03]
Sudo version 1.9.6b1 released.
[2021-02-09]
Sudo version 1.8.32 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.32.
This version fixes CVE-2021-3156 (also known as Baron Samedit) which could allow an attacker to obtain root privileges even if they are not listed in the sudoers file.
[2021-01-26]
Sudo version 1.9.5p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.5p2.
This version fixes CVE-2021-3156 (also known as Baron Samedit) which could allow an attacker to obtain root privileges even if they are not listed in the sudoers file.
[2021-01-11]
Sudo version 1.9.5p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.5p1.
[2021-01-11]
Sudo version 1.9.5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.5.
This version fixes a potential security issue in sudoedit when sudo is built with SELinux support such that a user may be able to set the owner of an arbitrary file to that of the target user (e.g. root).
[2020-12-20]
Sudo version 1.9.4p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.4p2.
[2020-12-17]
Sudo version 1.9.4p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.4p1.
[2020-11-30]
Sudo version 1.9.4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.4.
[2020-11-24]
Sudo version 1.9.4rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-11-23]
Sudo version 1.9.4rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-11-17]
Sudo version 1.9.4b2 released.
[2020-11-16]
Sudo version 1.9.4b1 released.
[2020-10-28]
5 new sudo features you need to know in 2020, an article by Peter Czanik at opensource.com, highlights the new features in sudo 1.9.
[2020-09-23]
Sudo version 1.9.3p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.3p1.
[2020-09-21]
Sudo version 1.9.3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.3.
[2020-09-19]
Sudo version 1.9.3rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-09-17]
Sudo version 1.9.3b2 released.
[2020-09-13]
Sudo version 1.9.3b1 released.
[2020-07-22]
Sudo version 1.9.2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.2.
[2020-07-16]
Sudo version 1.9.2rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-07-15]
Sudo version 1.9.2rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-06-19]
Sudo version 1.9.1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.1.
[2020-06-19]
Sudo version 1.8.31p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.31p2.
[2020-06-16]
Sudo version 1.9.1rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-06-06]
Sudo version 1.9.1b1 released.
[2020-05-12]
Sudo version 1.9.0 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.0.
[2020-05-08]
Sudo version 1.9.0rc5 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-05-06]
Sudo version 1.9.0rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-05-05]
Sudo version 1.9.0rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-04-09]
Sudo version 1.9.0rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-04-09]
Sudo version 1.9.0rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2020-03-29]
Sudo version 1.9.0b5 released.
[2020-03-14]
Sudo version 1.8.31p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.31p1.
[2020-03-12]
Sudo version 1.9.0b4 released.
[2020-03-07]
Sudo 1.9 presentation at SCaLE 18x.
The slides and video from the presentation are available.
[2020-03-05]
Sudo version 1.9.0b3 released.
[2020-02-25]
Sudo version 1.9.0b2 released.
[2020-01-30]
Sudo version 1.8.31 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.31.
This version fixes a potential security issue that can lead to a buffer overflow if the pwfeedback option is enabled in sudoers.
[2020-01-28]
Sudo version 1.9.0b1 released.
[2019-12-31]
Sudo version 1.8.30 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.30.
[2019-12-26]
Sudo version 1.8.30b3 released.
[2019-12-18]
Sudo version 1.8.30b2 released.
[2019-11-21]
Sudo version 1.8.30b1 released.
[2019-10-28]
Sudo version 1.8.29 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.29.
[2019-10-23]
Sudo version 1.8.29rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2019-10-16]
Sudo version 1.8.28p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.28p1.
[2019-10-14]
Sudo version 1.8.28 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.28.
This version fixes a potential security issue where a sudo user may be able to run a command as root when the Runas specification explicitly disallows root access.
[2019-09-29]
Sudo version 1.8.28rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2019-09-18]
Sudo version 1.8.28rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2019-09-12]
There is a new Sudo Blog. You can expects articles about some of sudo’s new and less well-known features, upcoming sudo talks and more.
[2019-09-03]
The second edition of Sudo Mastery by Michael W. Lucas is now available.
[2019-08-20]
Sudo version 1.8.28b3 released.
[2019-08-05]
Sudo version 1.8.28b2 released.
[2019-07-20]
Sudo version 1.8.28b1 released.
[2019-01-11]
Sudo version 1.8.27 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.27.
[2019-01-07]
Sudo version 1.8.27b2 released.
[2019-01-03]
Sudo version 1.8.27b1 released.
[2018-11-13]
Sudo version 1.8.26 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.26.
[2018-11-09]
Sudo version 1.8.26rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2018-11-08]
Sudo version 1.8.26b2 released.
[2018-10-29]
Sudo version 1.8.26b1 released.
[2018-09-13]
Sudo version 1.8.25p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.25p1.
[2018-09-03]
Sudo version 1.8.25 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.25.
[2018-08-31]
Sudo version 1.8.25rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2018-08-29]
Sudo version 1.8.25b2 released.
[2018-08-27]
Sudo version 1.8.25b1 released.
[2018-08-18]
Sudo version 1.8.24 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.24.
[2018-08-13]
Sudo version 1.8.24rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2018-08-06]
Sudo version 1.8.24b4 released.
[2018-08-03]
Sudo version 1.8.24b3 released.
[2018-07-30]
Sudo version 1.8.24b2 released.
[2018-07-01]
Sudo version 1.8.24b1 released.
[2018-04-30]
Sudo version 1.8.23 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.23.
[2018-04-24]
Sudo version 1.8.23rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2018-04-19]
Sudo version 1.8.23rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2018-04-15]
Sudo version 1.8.23b4 released.
[2018-04-11]
Sudo version 1.8.23b3 released.
[2018-03-30]
Sudo version 1.8.23b2 released.
[2018-03-23]
Sudo version 1.8.23b1 released.
[2018-01-16]
Sudo version 1.8.22 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.22.
[2018-01-12]
Sudo version 1.8.22rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2017-12-22]
Sudo version 1.8.22b3 released.
[2017-12-18]
Sudo version 1.8.22b2 released.
[2017-12-03]
Sudo version 1.8.22b1 released.
[2017-09-07]
Sudo version 1.8.21p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.21p2.
[2017-09-01]
Sudo version 1.8.21p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.21p1.
[2017-08-23]
Sudo version 1.8.21 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.21.
[2017-08-21]
Sudo version 1.8.21rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2017-08-14]
Sudo version 1.8.21b3 released.
[2017-08-03]
Sudo version 1.8.21b2 released.
[2017-07-28]
Sudo version 1.8.21b1 released.
[2017-05-31]
Sudo version 1.8.20p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.20p2.
[2017-05-30]
Sudo version 1.8.20p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.20p1.
This version fixes a potential security issue that may allow a user to overwrite an arbitrary file on Linux systems.
[2017-05-10]
Sudo version 1.8.20 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.20.
[2017-05-05]
Sudo version 1.8.20rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2017-05-02]
Sudo version 1.8.20rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2017-04-27]
Sudo version 1.8.20rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2017-04-20]
Sudo version 1.8.20b2 released.
[2017-03-25]
Sudo version 1.8.20b1 released.
[2017-01-13]
Sudo version 1.8.19p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.19p2.
[2016-12-20]
Sudo version 1.8.19p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.19p1.
[2016-12-19]
Sudo version 1.8.19 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.19.
[2016-12-02]
Sudo version 1.8.19b2 released.
[2016-11-21]
Sudo version 1.8.19b1 released.
[2016-10-11]
Sudo version 1.8.18p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.18p1.
[2016-09-20]
Sudo version 1.8.18 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.18.
[2016-09-15]
Sudo version 1.8.18rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2016-09-14]
Sudo version 1.8.18rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2016-09-12]
Sudo version 1.8.18rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2016-09-09]
Sudo version 1.8.18rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2016-09-03]
Sudo version 1.8.18b4 released.
[2016-08-30]
Sudo version 1.8.18b3 released.
[2016-08-25]
Sudo version 1.8.18b2 released.
[2016-08-22]
Sudo version 1.8.18b1 released.
[2016-06-22]
Sudo version 1.8.17p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.17p1.
[2016-06-18]
Sudo version 1.8.17 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.17.
[2016-06-10]
Sudo version 1.8.17rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2016-06-07]
Sudo version 1.8.17b4 released.
[2016-05-26]
Sudo version 1.8.17b3 released.
[2016-05-25]
Sudo version 1.8.17b2 released.
[2016-05-20]
Sudo version 1.8.17b1 released.
[2016-03-17]
Sudo version 1.8.16 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.16.
[2016-03-10]
Sudo version 1.8.16rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2016-02-26]
Sudo version 1.8.16b2 released.
[2016-02-24]
Sudo version 1.8.16b1 released.
[2015-11-01]
Sudo version 1.8.15 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.15.
[2015-10-24]
Sudo version 1.8.15rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2015-10-06]
Sudo version 1.8.15rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2015-10-01]
Sudo version 1.8.15rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2015-09-26]
Sudo version 1.8.15b5 released.
[2015-09-24]
Sudo version 1.8.15b4 released.
[2015-09-23]
Sudo version 1.8.15b3 released.
[2015-09-16]
Sudo version 1.8.15b2 released.
[2015-09-10]
Sudo version 1.8.15b1 released.
[2015-07-22]
Sudo version 1.8.14p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.14p3.
[2015-07-21]
Sudo version 1.8.14p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.14p2.
[2015-07-18]
Sudo version 1.8.14p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.14p1.
[2015-07-17]
Sudo version 1.8.14 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.14.
[2015-07-15]
Sudo version 1.8.14rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2015-07-09]
Sudo version 1.8.14b4 released.
[2015-07-07]
Sudo version 1.8.14b3 released.
[2015-07-03]
Sudo version 1.8.14b2 released.
[2015-06-30]
Sudo version 1.8.14b1 released.
[2015-03-21]
Sudo version 1.8.13 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.13.
[2015-03-17]
Sudo version 1.8.13rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2015-03-12]
Sudo version 1.8.13rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2015-03-06]
Sudo version 1.8.13b4 released.
[2015-03-03]
Sudo version 1.8.13b3 released.
[2015-02-24]
Sudo version 1.8.13b2 released.
[2015-02-20]
Sudo version 1.8.13b1 released.
[2015-02-10]
Sudo version 1.7.10p9 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p9.
This version fixes a potential security issue that may allow a user to access arbitrary files via the TZ environment variable.
[2015-02-09]
Sudo version 1.8.12 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.12.
This version fixes a potential security issue that may allow a user to access arbitrary files via the TZ environment variable.
[2015-02-06]
Sudo version 1.8.12rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2015-02-03]
Sudo version 1.8.12rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2014-12-17]
Michael Lucas’s talk Sudo: Your’re Doing It Wrong is now available online.
[2014-11-20]
Sudo version 1.8.12b3 released.
[2014-11-14]
Sudo version 1.8.12b2 released.
[2014-11-06]
Sudo version 1.8.12b1 released.
[2014-10-30]
Sudo version 1.8.11p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.11p2.
[2014-10-07]
Sudo version 1.8.11p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.11p1.
[2014-09-23]
Sudo version 1.8.11 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.11.
[2014-09-20]
Sudo version 1.8.11rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2014-09-18]
Sudo version 1.8.11rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2014-09-11]
Sudo version 1.8.11b4 released.
[2014-09-01]
Sudo version 1.8.11b3 released.
[2014-08-26]
Sudo version 1.8.11b2 released.
[2014-08-14]
Interview with Todd about how sudo is tested.
[2014-08-09]
Sudo version 1.8.11b1 released.
[2014-05-28]
Interview with Coggs about inventing the sudo command.
[2014-05-06]
Sudo version 1.8.10p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.10p3.
[2014-03-17]
Sudo version 1.8.10p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.10p2.
[2014-03-13]
Sudo version 1.8.10p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.10p1.
[2014-03-10]
Sudo version 1.8.10 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.10.
This version includes a new time stamp file format that uses the monotonic clock where available.
[2014-03-06]
Sudo version 1.8.10rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2014-03-05]
Sudo version 1.7.10p8 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p8.
This version fixes a potential security issue that may allow a user to run unauthorized commands when the env_reset option is disabled in sudoers.
[2014-02-26]
Sudo version 1.8.10rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2014-02-17]
Sudo version 1.8.10rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2014-02-11]
Sudo version 1.8.10b4 released.
[2014-02-07]
Sudo version 1.8.10b3 released.
[2014-02-05]
Sudo version 1.8.10b2 released.
[2014-02-04]
Sudo version 1.8.9p5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.9p5.
[2014-02-02]
Sudo version 1.8.10b1 released.
[2014-01-15]
Sudo version 1.8.9p4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.9p4.
[2014-01-13]
Sudo version 1.8.9p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.9p3.
[2014-01-13]
Sudo version 1.8.9p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.9p2.
[2014-01-13]
Sudo version 1.8.9p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.9p2.
[2014-01-07]
Sudo version 1.8.9p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.9p1.
[2014-01-06]
Sudo version 1.8.9 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.9.
[2014-01-04]
Sudo version 1.8.9rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2013-12-28]
Sudo version 1.8.9rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2013-12-17]
Sudo version 1.8.9b2 released.
[2013-11-27]
Sudo version 1.8.9b1 released.
[2013-10-29]
Sudo Mastery by Michael W. Lucas is now available.
[2013-09-29]
Sudo version 1.8.8 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.8.
[2013-09-11]
Sudo version 1.8.8rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2013-09-03]
Sudo version 1.8.8b3 released.
[2013-08-26]
Sudo version 1.8.8b2 released.
[2013-08-16]
Sudo version 1.8.8b1 released.
[2013-06-13]
Sudo version 1.8.7 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.7.
[2013-05-30]
Sudo version 1.8.7rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2013-05-18]
Sudo version 1.8.7rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2013-05-04]
Sudo version 1.8.7rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2013-04-30]
Sudo version 1.8.7rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2013-04-26]
Sudo version 1.8.7b3 released.
[2013-04-18]
Sudo version 1.8.7b2 released.
[2013-04-11]
Sudo version 1.8.6p8 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p8.
[2013-04-02]
Sudo version 1.8.7b1 released.
[2013-02-27]
Sudo version 1.8.6p7 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p7.
This version fixes two potential security issues related to the time stamp files used by sudo. The first issue may allow a user to bypass authentication if they are able to reset the system clock. The second issue may allow a user to bypass the tty_tickets constraints.
[2013-02-27]
Sudo version 1.7.10p7 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p7.
This version fixes a potential security issue that may allow a user to bypass authentication if they are able to reset the system clock.
[2013-02-11]
Sudo version 1.7.10p6 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p6.
This version fixes a potential security issue that may allow a user to bypass the tty_tickets constraints.
[2013-01-31]
Sudo version 1.8.6p6 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p6.
[2013-01-31]
Sudo version 1.7.10p5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p5.
[2013-01-24]
Sudo version 1.8.6p5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p5.
[2013-01-15]
Sudo version 1.8.6p4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p4.
[2013-01-15]
Sudo version 1.7.10p4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p4.
[2012-09-18]
Sudo version 1.8.6p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p3.
[2012-09-18]
Sudo version 1.7.10p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p3.
[2012-09-17]
Sudo version 1.8.6p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p2.
[2012-09-17]
Sudo version 1.7.10p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p2.
[2012-09-12]
Sudo version 1.8.6p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6p1.
[2012-09-12]
Sudo version 1.7.10p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10p1.
[2012-09-04]
PDF versions of the sudo manuals are now available for download.
[2012-09-04]
Sudo version 1.8.6 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.6.
[2012-09-04]
Sudo version 1.7.10 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.10.
[2012-08-31]
Sudo version 1.8.6rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-08-28]
Sudo version 1.8.6rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-08-28]
Sudo version 1.7.10rc5 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-08-24]
Sudo version 1.8.6rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-08-24]
Sudo version 1.7.10rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-08-13]
Sudo version 1.8.5p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.5p3.
[2012-08-10]
Sudo version 1.8.6b4 released.
[2012-07-19]
Sudo version 1.8.6b3 released.
[2012-07-02]
Sudo version 1.8.6b2 released.
[2012-07-02]
Sudo version 1.7.10rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-06-29]
Sudo version 1.8.6b1 released.
[2012-06-29]
Sudo version 1.7.10rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-06-12]
Sudo version 1.7.10rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-05-29]
Sudo version 1.8.5p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.5p2.
[2012-05-24]
Sudo version 1.7.10b1 released.
[2012-05-17]
Sudo version 1.8.5p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.5p1.
[2012-05-16]
Sudo version 1.8.5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.5.
[2012-05-16]
Sudo version 1.8.4p5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.4p5.
Sudo version 1.7.9p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.9p1.
These releases fix a potential security issue that may allow a user who is authorized to run commands on hosts belonging to one IPv4 network to run commands on a different host.
[2012-05-10]
Sudo version 1.8.5rc5 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-05-09]
Sudo version 1.8.5rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-04-24]
Sudo version 1.8.5rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-04-16]
Sudo version 1.8.5rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-04-13]
Sudo version 1.8.5rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-04-10]
Sudo version 1.8.5b8 released.
[2012-04-10]
Sudo version 1.8.5b7 released.
[2012-04-06]
Sudo version 1.8.5b6 released.
[2012-04-05]
Sudo version 1.8.5b5 released.
[2012-03-30]
Sudo version 1.8.5b4 released.
[2012-03-29]
Sudo version 1.8.5b3 released.
[2012-03-16]
Sudo version 1.8.5b2 released.
[2012-03-15]
Sudo version 1.8.5b1 released.
[2012-03-12]
Sudo version 1.8.4p4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.4p4.
[2012-03-12]
Sudo version 1.8.4p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.4p3.
[2012-02-27]
Sudo version 1.8.4p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.4p2.
[2012-02-21]
Sudo version 1.8.4p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.4p1.
[2012-02-17]
Sudo version 1.8.4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.4.
Sudo version 1.7.9 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.9.
[2012-02-06]
Sudo version 1.8.4rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-01-30]
Sudo version 1.8.3p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.3p2.
This release fixes a potential format string vulnerability when the -D (debugging) flag is used.
[2012-01-29]
Sudo version 1.8.4rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-01-29]
Sudo version 1.7.9rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2012-01-27]
Sudo version 1.7.8p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.8p2.
[2012-01-17]
Sudo version 1.8.4b5 released.
[2012-01-13]
Sudo version 1.8.4b4 released.
[2012-01-12]
Sudo version 1.7.9b1 released.
[2012-01-12]
Sudo version 1.8.4b3 released.
[2012-01-11]
Sudo version 1.8.4b2 released.
[2012-01-06]
Sudo version 1.8.4b1 released.
[2011-12-15]
Privilege Manager for Sudo is now available.
This is the first third-party plugin for Sudo 1.8.1 and higher.
[2011-10-25]
Sudo version 1.8.3p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.3p1.
Sudo version 1.7.8p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.8p1.
[2011-10-21]
Sudo version 1.8.3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.3.
Sudo version 1.7.8 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.8.
[2011-10-10]
Sudo version 1.8.3rc5 released. This is a release candidate.
Sudo version 1.7.8rc5 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-10-04]
Sudo version 1.8.3rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-10-02]
Sudo version 1.8.3rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
Sudo version 1.7.8rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-09-22]
Sudo version 1.8.3rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
Sudo version 1.7.8rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-09-16]
Sudo version 1.8.3rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
Sudo version 1.7.8rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-08-17]
Sudo version 1.8.2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.2.
Sudo version 1.7.7 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.7.
[2011-08-14]
Sudo version 1.7.7rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-08-12]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc12 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-08-11]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc11 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-08-10]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc10 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-08-05]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc9 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-07-27]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc8 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-07-22]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc7 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-07-03]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc6 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-06-29]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc5 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-06-17]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-06-17]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-06-05]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-05-22]
Sudo version 1.8.2rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-05-16]
Sudo version 1.8.1p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.1p2.
Sudo version 1.7.6p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.6p2.
[2011-04-15]
Sudo version 1.8.1p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.1p1.
Sudo version 1.7.6p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.6p1.
[2011-04-09]
Sudo version 1.8.1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.1.
Sudo version 1.7.6 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.6.
[2011-04-06]
Sudo version 1.8.1rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
Sudo version 1.7.6rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-04-02]
Sudo version 1.8.1rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
Sudo version 1.7.6rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-03-30]
Sudo version 1.8.1b4 released.
Sudo version 1.7.6b4 released.
[2011-03-27]
Sudo version 1.8.1b3 released.
Sudo version 1.7.6b3 released.
[2011-03-21]
Sudo version 1.8.1b2 released.
Sudo version 1.7.6b2 released.
[2011-03-18]
Sudo version 1.8.1b1 released.
Sudo version 1.7.6b1 released.
[2011-02-27]
Sudo 1.8 presentation at SCaLE 9x.
The slides from the presentation are available.
[2011-02-27]
Sudo version 1.8.0 released. Major changes in sudo 1.8.0.
Sudo version 1.7.5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.5.
[2011-02-22]
Sudo version 1.8.0rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
Sudo version 1.7.5rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2011-02-13]
Sudo version 1.7.5b5 released.
[2011-02-07]
Sudo version 1.7.5b4 released.
[2011-02-04]
Sudo version 1.7.5b3 released.
Sudo version 1.8.0b4 released.
[2011-01-21]
Sudo version 1.7.5b2 released.
[2011-01-19]
Sudo version 1.7.4p6 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.4p6.
This release fixes a bug in the I/O logging support that could cause visual artifacts in full-screen programs such as text editors.
[2011-01-12]
Sudo version 1.7.4p5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.4p5.
This release fixes a bug that would allow a user to run a command with their own user ID but with a different group without entering a password. The bug only affects sudoers entries that include a Runas_Group as part of the rule and affects user authentication only. Please see the security alert for more details if you are using that feature.
[2010-12-24]
Today’s xkcd features sudo in a Christmas comic.
[2010-11-03]
Sudo version 1.7.5b1 released.
[2010-09-07]
Sudo version 1.7.4p4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.4p4.
This release fixes a bug in how runas groups in the sudoers file are matched, which may have security implications if you are using that feature.
[2010-08-18]
Sudo version 1.7.4p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.4p3.
This release fixes compilation problems on some platforms as well as a bug where duplicate HOME environment variables could be set when the env_reset setting is disabled and the always_set_home setting is enabled.
[2010-08-09]
Sudo version 1.7.4p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.4p2.
This release fixes a bug where sudo could spin in a cpu loop waiting for the child process.
[2010-08-06]
Sudo version 1.7.4p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.4p1.
This release fixes a bug introduced in sudo 1.7.3 that prevented the -k and -K options from functioning when the tty_tickets sudoers option was enabled.
[2010-07-30]
Sudo version 1.7.4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.4.
This is primarily a bugfix release. Beginning with this release, sudo binaries are available in package form.
[2010-07-29]
Sudo version 1.7.4rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2010-07-27]
Sudo version 1.7.4rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2010-07-26]
Sudo version 1.7.4b5 released.
[2010-07-21]
Sudo version 1.7.4b4 released.
[2010-07-20]
Sudo version 1.7.4b3 released.
[2010-07-19]
Sudo version 1.7.4b2 released.
[2010-07-17]
Sudo version 1.7.4b1 released.
[2010-06-29]
Sudo version 1.7.3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.3.
One of the biggest changes in this release is support for logging a command’s input and output as well as the ability to replay sessions.
[2010-06-29]
Sudo version 1.7.2p8 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p8.
This release fixes a crash on AIX when LDAP support is enabled.
[2010-06-28]
Sudo version 1.7.3rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2010-06-23]
The Sudo web site has been given a facelift.
[2010-06-18]
Sudo version 1.7.3b4 released.
[2010-06-14]
Sudo version 1.7.3b3 released.
[2010-06-01]
Sudo version 1.7.2p7 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p7.
[2010-06-01]
Sudo version 1.6.9p23 released.
[2010-04-09]
Sudo version 1.7.2p6 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p6.
[2010-04-09]
Sudo version 1.6.9p22 released.
[2010-03-01]
Sudo version 1.7.2p5 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p5.
[2010-02-23]
Sudo version 1.6.9p21 released.
[2010-02-22]
Sudo version 1.7.2p4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p4.
[2010-02-13]
Sudo version 1.7.2p3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p3.
[2009-12-06]
Sudo version 1.7.2p2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p2.
[2009-11-10]
Microsoft was granted US patent 7,617,530 that some people incorrectly believed could be interpreted to cover Sudo on November 10, 2009.
[2009-07-28]
Sudo version 1.7.2p1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2p1.
[2009-07-11]
Sudo version 1.7.2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.2.
[2009-06-29]
Sudo version 1.7.2rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2009-06-23]
Sudo version 1.7.2b3 released.
[2009-06-21]
Sudo version 1.7.2b2 released.
[2009-06-11]
Sudo version 1.7.2b1 released.
[2009-04-11]
Sudo version 1.7.1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.1.
[2009-04-07]
Sudo version 1.7.1rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2009-03-28]
Sudo version 1.7.1b5 released.
[2009-03-19]
Sudo version 1.7.1b4 released.
[2009-03-12]
Sudo version 1.7.1b3 released.
[2009-03-07]
Sudo version 1.7.1b2 released.
[2009-01-29]
Sudo version 1.6.9p20 released.
This fixes a security flaw that could allow a user with sudo privileges to run commands as a different user than their access rule specifies.
[2008-12-19]
Sudo version 1.7.0 released. Major changes in sudo 1.7.0.
[2008-12-14]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc9 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-12-03]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc8 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-12-03]
Sudo version 1.6.9p19 released.
[2008-11-25]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc7 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-11-24]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc6 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-11-14]
Sudo version 1.6.9p18 released.
Happy Birthday to me!
[2008-11-11]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc5 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-11-10]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc4 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-11-04]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc3 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-06-26]
Sudo version 1.6.9p17 released.
[2008-06-10]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc2 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-05-08]
Sudo version 1.6.9p16 released.
[2008-05-08]
Sudo version 1.7.0rc1 released. This is a release candidate.
[2008-03-27]
Sudo version 1.6.9p15 released.
[2008-03-05]
Sudo version 1.6.9p14 released.
[2008-02-20]
Sudo version 1.6.9p13 released.
This is the first Sudo release to include support for implementing role-based access control (RBAC) via SELinux.
[2008-01-20]
Sudo version 1.6.9p12 released.
[2008-01-05]
Sudo version 1.6.9p11 released.
[2007-12-19]
Sudo version 1.6.9p10 released.
[2007-12-03]
Sudo version 1.6.9p9 released.
[2007-11-02]
Sudo version 1.6.9p8 released.
[2007-10-25]
Sudo version 1.6.9p7 released.
[2007-10-06]
Sudo version 1.6.9p6 released.
[2007-09-05]
Sudo version 1.6.9p5 released.
[2007-08-16]
Sudo version 1.6.9p4 released.
[2007-08-02]
Sudo version 1.6.9p3 released.
[2007-07-29]
Sudo version 1.6.9p2 released.
[2007-07-26]
Sudo version 1.6.9p1 released.
[2007-07-17]
Sudo version 1.6.9 released.
[2006-08-28]
Today’s xkcd features sudo.
This is the comic that inspired the sudo sandwich logo.
[2005-11-08]
Sudo version 1.6.8p12 released.
[2005-10-28]
Sudo version 1.6.8p11 released.
[2005-10-27]
Sudo version 1.6.8p10 released.
This fixes a security issue that could allow a user with sudo privileges to run a bash script to run unauthorized commands.
[2005-06-29]
Sudo version 1.6.8p9 released.
This fixes a security issue that could allow a user with sudo privileges to run unauthorized commands.
[2005-03-31]
Sudo version 1.6.8p8 released.
[2005-02-05]
Sudo version 1.6.8p7 released.
[2005-01-01]
Sudo version 1.6.8p6 released.
[2004-11-28]
Sudo version 1.6.8p5 released.
[2004-11-17]
Sudo version 1.6.8p4 released.
[2004-11-16]
Sudo version 1.6.8p3 released.
[2004-11-11]
Sudo version 1.6.8p2 released.
This fixes a security issue with respect to running Bash scripts via Sudo.
[2004-09-15]
Sudo version 1.6.8p1 released.
This fixes a security issue in sudoedit that can expose the contents of normally unreadable files.
[2004-08-17]
Sudo version 1.6.8 released.
[2004-08-10]
Microsoft was granted US patent 6,775,781 that if interpreted very broadly might be interpreted to cover Sudo.
[2003-05-08]
Sudo version 1.6.7p5 released.
[2003-04-16]
Sudo version 1.6.7p4 released.
[2003-04-06]
Sudo version 1.6.7p3 released.
[2003-04-03]
Sudo version 1.6.7p2 released.
[2003-04-01]
Sudo version 1.6.7p1 released.
[2003-03-31]
Sudo version 1.6.7 released.
[2002-04-25]
Sudo version 1.6.6 released.
This fixes a potential security issue (buffer overflow) present in sudo versions 1.5.7 - 1.6.5p2.
[2002-01-23]
Sudo version 1.6.5p2 released.
[2002-01-18]
Sudo version 1.6.5p1 released.
[2002-01-17]
Sudo version 1.6.5 released.
[2002-01-16]
Sudo version 1.6.4p2 released.
[2002-01-15]
Sudo version 1.6.4p1 released.
[2002-01-14]
Sudo version 1.6.4 released.
[2001-12-18]
The Sudo mailing list archives are now searchable.
[2001-03-02]
Sudo version 1.6.3p7 released.
This fixes the negating of path-type Defaults entries in a boolean context.
[2001-02-19]
Sudo version 1.6.3p6 released.
This fixes a security issue (heap corruption). The bug has been successfully exploited on Linux but requires intimate knowledge of how the system malloc() works. There is a paper on this.
[2000-08-13]
Sudo version 1.6.3p5 released.
This fixes the listpw and verifypw sudoers options.
[2000-08-04]
Sudo version 1.6.3p4 released.
This fixes a bug in visudo.
[2000-05-14]
Sudo version 1.6.3p3 released.
This adds a patch that was missing in version 1.6.3p2.
[2000-05-10]
Sudo version 1.6.3p2 released.
This fixes three bugs present in version 1.6.3.
[2000-05-09]
Sudo version 1.6.3p1 released.
[2000-04-09]
The sudo mailing lists now use the MailMan mailing list manager.
[2000-03-26]
Sudo version 1.6.3 released.
[2000-03-09]
Sudo version 1.6.2p3 released.
[2000-02-26]
Sudo version 1.6.2p2 released.
[2000-01-27]
Sudo version 1.6.2p1 released.
[2000-01-24]
Sudo version 1.6.2 released.
Version 1.6.2 is primarily a bugfix release.
[1999-12-10]
Sudo version 1.6.1 released.
Version 1.6.1 is a bugfix release only and does not include any new features.
[1999-11-27]
The sudo web site has a new layout.
[1999-11-17]
Sudo version 1.6 released.
Version 1.6 features a more regular grammar and most features are now configurable at runtime.