[sudo-workers] sudo 1.8.14b3 released

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Tue Jul 7 13:29:43 MDT 2015

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The third beta version of sudo 1.8.14 is now available.

Sudo 1.8.14 is primarily a bug fix release.  It also contains changes
in the way memory allocation errors are handled that should not be


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Major changes between sudo 1.8.14b3 and 1.8.14b2:

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

 * Updated translations from http://translationproject.org/

Major changes between sudo 1.8.14b2 and 1.8.14b1:

 * Fixed a typo in an error message.

 * Updated translations from http://translationproject.org/

Major changes between sudo 1.8.14b1 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.

 * 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.
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