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[2022-03-03]
Sudo version 1.9.10 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.10.
[2022-03-01]
Sudo version 1.9.10rc2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.10rc2.
[2022-02-28]
Sudo version 1.9.10rc1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.10rc1.
[2022-02-24]
Sudo version 1.9.10b4 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.10b4.
[2022-02-23]
5 new sudo features sysadmins need to know in 2022, an article by Peter Czanik at opensource.com, highlights new sudo features that allow you to watch and control previously hidden problem areas.
[2022-02-22]
Sudo version 1.9.10b3 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.10b3.
[2022-02-18]
Sudo version 1.9.10b2 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.10b2.
[2022-02-12]
Sudo version 1.9.10b1 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.10b1.
[2022-01-28]
Sudo version 1.9.9 released. Major changes in sudo 1.9.9.
[2022-01-25]
Sudo version 1.9.9rc1 released.
[2022-01-18]
Sudo version 1.9.9b4 released.
[2022-01-06]
Sudo version 1.9.9b3 released.
[2021-12-08]
Sudo version 1.9.9b2 released.
[2021-12-08]
Sudo version 1.9.9b1 released.
[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.