Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2013-4288 First vendor Publication 2013-10-03
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-04-22

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Race condition in PolicyKit (aka polkit) allows local users to bypass intended PolicyKit restrictions and gain privileges by starting a setuid or pkexec process before the authorization check is performed, related to (1) the polkit_unix_process_new API function, (2) the dbus API, or (3) the --process (unix-process) option for authorization to pkcheck.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4288

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-362 Race Condition

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19023
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19023
Title: USN-1953-1 -- policykit-1 vulnerability
Description: polkit could be tricked into giving out improper authorization.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-1953-1
CVE-2013-4288
Version: 5
Platform(s): Ubuntu 13.04
Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 10.04
Product(s): policykit-1
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20783
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20783
Title: RHSA-2013:1270: polkit security update (Important)
Description: Race condition in PolicyKit (aka polkit) allows local users to bypass intended PolicyKit restrictions and gain privileges by starting a setuid or pkexec process before the authorization check is performed, related to (1) the polkit_unix_process_new API function, (2) the dbus API, or (3) the --process (unix-process) option for authorization to pkcheck.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2013:1270-00
CESA-2013:1270
CVE-2013-4288
Version: 4
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
CentOS Linux 6
Product(s): polkit
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23974
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23974
Title: ELSA-2013:1270: polkit security update (Important)
Description: Race condition in PolicyKit (aka polkit) allows local users to bypass intended PolicyKit restrictions and gain privileges by starting a setuid or pkexec process before the authorization check is performed, related to (1) the polkit_unix_process_new API function, (2) the dbus API, or (3) the --process (unix-process) option for authorization to pkcheck.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2013:1270-00
CVE-2013-4288
Version: 6
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 6
Product(s): polkit
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27203
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27203
Title: DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-1270 -- polkit security update (important)
Description: [0.96-5] - Actually apply the patch, and modify it to apply to 0.96 - Resolves: #1006262 [0.96-4.el6_4] - Include fix for CVE-2013-4288 - Resolves: #1006262 [0.96-3.el6_4] - Include fixes for CVE-2011-1485 - Resolves: #692942
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2013-1270
CVE-2013-4288
Version: 4
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 6
Product(s): polkit
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Os 4
Os 2
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-11-08 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2013-1460.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-27 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201406-27.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2013-812.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2013-738.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2013-737.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-28 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2013-243.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-23 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2013-17160.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-22 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2013-17197.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-21 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2013-17191.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-20 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2013-1270.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-20 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20130919_polkit_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-20 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2013-1272.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-20 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2013-1270.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-20 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-1272.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-20 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-1270.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-20 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2013-1272.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-09-19 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1953-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
MISC http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1002375
MLIST http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q3/626
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/09/18/4
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1270.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1460.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00062.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00000.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1953-1

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