Executive Summary

Summary
Title PolicyKit vulnerability
Informations
NameUSN-3861-2First vendor Publication2019-01-16
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-01-16
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score8AuthenticationRequires single instance
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

PolicyKit could allow unintended access.

Software Description: - policykit-1: framework for managing administrative policies and privileges

Details:

USN-3861-1 fixed a vulnerability in PolicyKit. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

テつ It was discovered that PolicyKit incorrectly handled certain large テつ user UIDs. A local attacker with a large UID could possibly use this テつ issue to perform privileged actions.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: テつ libpolkit-backend-1-0テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 0.104-1ubuntu1.4 テつ policykit-1テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ テつ 0.104-1ubuntu1.4

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References: テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3861-2 テつ https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3861-1 テつ CVE-2018-19788

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3861-2

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1
Os5
Os2

Nessusツョ Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-4ac3c68ee4.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-2f8696869e.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-07Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4350.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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DateInformations
2019-02-05 21:21:51
  • Multiple Updates
2019-01-16 21:18:46
  • First insertion