sudo 1.6.x before 1.6.9p21 and 1.7.x before 1.7.2p4, when a
pseudo-command is enabled, permits a match between the name of the
pseudo-command and the name of an executable file in an arbitrary
directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted
executable file, as demonstrated by a file named sudoedit in a user's
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