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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4288: polkit, Spice-Gtk, systemd, HPLIP, libvirt: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-4288: polkit, Spice-Gtk, systemd, HPLIP, libvirt: Privilege escalation

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

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-libvirt
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-spice-gtk
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-print-hplip
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-systemd
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-auth-polkit

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