Executive Summary

Summary
Title polkit: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
Name GLSA-201908-14 First vendor Publication 2019-08-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2019-08-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 8 Authentication Requires single instance
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in polkit, the worst of which could result in privilege escalation.

Background

polkit is a toolkit for managing policies relating to unprivileged processes communicating with privileged processes.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in polkit. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All polkit users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-auth/polkit-0.115-r2"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-1116 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1116
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-19788 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19788

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-14

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201908-14.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 34
Os 5
Os 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-2f8696869e.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-4ac3c68ee4.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-fef8a691a6.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-07 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4350.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-02 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-83df5dc658.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-30 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1448.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2019-08-15 21:18:41
  • First insertion