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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-4115: Moderate: polkit security update (ALSA-2022-1546)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-4115: Moderate: polkit security update (ALSA-2022-1546)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/21/2022
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

There is a flaw in polkit which can allow an unprivileged user to cause polkit to crash, due to process file descriptor exhaustion. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to availability. NOTE: Polkit process outage duration is tied to the failing process being reaped and a new one being spawned

Solution(s)

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

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