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SUSE: CVE-2018-1116: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/10/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/20/2018
Modified
10/22/2021

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)

  • suse-upgrade-libpolkit0
  • suse-upgrade-libpolkit0-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-polkit
  • suse-upgrade-polkit-devel
  • suse-upgrade-polkit-doc
  • suse-upgrade-typelib-1_0-polkit-1_0

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