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Red Hat: CVE-2021-3560: Important: polkit security update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2021-3560: Important: polkit security update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/03/2021
Created
06/04/2021
Added
06/04/2021
Modified
07/08/2021

Description

It was found that polkit could be tricked into bypassing the credential checks for D-Bus requests, elevating the privileges of the requestor to the root user. This flaw could be used by an unprivileged local attacker to, for example, create a new local administrator. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-polkit
  • redhat-upgrade-polkit-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-polkit-debugsource
  • redhat-upgrade-polkit-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-polkit-docs
  • redhat-upgrade-polkit-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-polkit-libs-debuginfo

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