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USN-2304-1: KDE-Libs vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/31/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/08/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

KDE kdelibs before 4.14 and kauth before 5.1 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, related to CVE-2013-4288 and "PID reuse race conditions."

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-kdelibs5-plugins

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