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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2011-1485

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/31/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Race condition in the pkexec utility and polkitd daemon in PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.96 allows local users to gain privileges by executing a setuid program from pkexec, related to the use of the effective user ID instead of the real user ID.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libpolkit0
  • suse-upgrade-libpolkit0-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-polkit
  • suse-upgrade-polkit-devel
  • suse-upgrade-polkit-doc

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