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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4288: libvirt bypass intended access restrictions

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4288: libvirt bypass intended access restrictions

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/03/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/29/2019

Description

Race condition in PolicyKit (aka polkit) allows local users to bypass intended PolicyKit restrictions and gain privileges by starting a setuid or pkexec process before the authorization check is performed, related to (1) the polkit_unix_process_new API function, (2) the dbus API, or (3) the --process (unix-process) option for authorization to pkcheck.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libvirt
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-polkit
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-spice-gtk

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