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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-4625: polkit cookie generator can wrap and two identical cookies could exist; DoS

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-4625: polkit cookie generator can wrap and two identical cookies could exist; DoS

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/26/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the authentication_agent_new_cookie function in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 allows local users to gain privileges by creating a large number of connections, which triggers the issuance of a duplicate cookie value.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-polkit

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