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ELSA-2013-1270 Important: Oracle Linux polkit security update

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ELSA-2013-1270 Important: Oracle Linux polkit security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/31/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/25/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-polkit
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-polkit-desktop-policy
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-polkit-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-polkit-docs

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