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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-1116: Low: polkit security and bug fix update (CESA-2020:1135)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-1116: Low: polkit security and bug fix update (CESA-2020:1135)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/10/2018
Created
04/02/2020
Added
04/01/2020
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

A flaw was found in polkit before version 0.116. The implementation of the polkit_backend_interactive_authority_check_authorization function in polkitd allows to test for authentication and trigger authentication of unrelated processes owned by other users. This may result in a local DoS and information disclosure.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-polkit
  • centos-upgrade-polkit-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-polkit-devel
  • centos-upgrade-polkit-docs

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