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SUSE: CVE-2018-19788: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/03/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/29/2018
Modified
10/22/2021

Description

A flaw was found in PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.115 that allows a user with a uid greater than INT_MAX to successfully execute any systemctl command.

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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