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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-19788): PolicyKit vulnerability

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-19788): PolicyKit vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/03/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
01/25/2019
Modified
03/02/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpolkit-backend-1-0
  • ubuntu-upgrade-policykit-1

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