The Sudo project has announced a new release of the standard Linux privilege escalation program. This patches a serious vulnerability that could allow someone to gain escalated privileges on a system by abusing the sudo program.
It is recommended to update the sudo package on your RedHat and CentOS 7 systems by issuing the follow command:
sudo yum upgrade sudo
For RedHat and CentOS 8 system, issue the following command:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo