[sudo-announce] sudo 1.8.14p3 released

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Jul 22 07:08:40 MDT 2015

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Sudo version 1.8.14p3 is now available which fixes a bug introduced
in version 1.8.14p2.


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Major changes between sudo 1.8.14p3 and 1.8.14p2:

 * Fixed a bug introduced in sudo 1.8.14p2 that prevented sudo
    from working when no tty was present.

 * Fixed tty detection on newer AIX systems where dev_t is 64-bit.

Major changes between sudo 1.8.14p2 and 1.8.14p1:

 * Fixed a bug introduced in sudo 1.8.14 that prevented the lecture
   file from being created.  Bug #704.

Major changes between sudo 1.8.14p1 and 1.8.14:

 * Fixed a bug introduced in sudo 1.8.14 that prevented the sssd
   backend from working.  Bug #703.

Major changes between sudo 1.8.14 and 1.8.13:

 * Log messages on Mac OS X now respect sudoers_locale when sudo
   is build with NLS support.

 * The sudo manual pages now pass "mandoc -Tlint" with no warnings.

 * Fixed a compilation problem on systems with the sig2str() function
   that do not define SIG2STR_MAX in signal.h.

 * Worked around a compiler bug that resulted in unexpected behavior
   when returning an int from a function declared to return bool
   without an explicit cast.

 * Worked around a bug in Mac OS X 10.10 BSD auditing where the
   au_preselect() fails for AUE_sudo events but succeeds for

 * Fixed a hang on Linux systems with glibc when sudo is linked with

 * When the user runs a command as a user ID that is not present in
   the password database via the -u flag, the command is now run
   with the group ID of the invoking user instead of group ID 0.

 * Fixed a compilation problem on systems that don't pull in
   definitions of uid_t and gid_t without sys/types.h or unistd.h.

 * Fixed a compilation problem on newer AIX systems which use a
   struct st_timespec for time stamps in struct stat that differs
   from struct timespec.  Bug #702.

 * The example directory is now configurable via --with-exampledir
   and defaults to DATAROOTDIR/examples/sudo on BSD systems.

 * The /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/sudo.conf file is now installed as part
   of "make install" when systemd is in use.

 * Fixed a linker problem on some systems with libintl.  Bug #690.

 * Fixed compilation with compilers that don't support __func__
   or __FUNCTION__.

 * Sudo no longer needs to uses weak symbols to support localization
   in the warning functions.  A registration function is used instead.

 * Fixed a setresuid() failure in sudoers on Linux kernels where
   uid changes take the nproc resource limit into account.

 * Fixed LDAP netgroup queries on AIX.

 * Sudo will now display the custom prompt on Linux systems with PAM
   even if the "Password: " prompt is not localized by the PAM module.
   Bug #701.

 * Double-quoted values in an LDAP sudoOption are now supported
   for consistency with file-based sudoers.

 * Fixed a bug that prevented the btime entry in /proc/stat from
   being parsed on Linux.
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