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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4324: libvirt bypass intended access restrictions

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4324: libvirt bypass intended access restrictions

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/03/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/29/2019

Description

spice-gtk 0.14, and possibly other versions, invokes the polkit authority using the insecure polkit_unix_process_new API function, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, a related issue to CVE-2013-4288.

Solution(s)

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

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