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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-3560: Important: polkit security update (ALSA-2021-2238)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-3560: Important: polkit security update (ALSA-2021-2238)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/16/2022
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

It was found that polkit could be tricked into bypassing the credential checks for D-Bus requests, elevating the privileges of the requestor to the root user. This flaw could be used by an unprivileged local attacker to, for example, create a new local administrator. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-polkit
  • alma-upgrade-polkit-devel
  • alma-upgrade-polkit-docs
  • alma-upgrade-polkit-libs

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