Upstream information

CVE-2011-4945 at MITRE

Description

PolicyKit 0.103 sets the AdminIdentities to "wheel" by default, which allows local users in the wheel group to gain root privileges without authentication.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 754450 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP5 polkit Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 polkit Analysis
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-ESPOS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4-ESPOS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 polkit Unsupported
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 polkit Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 polkit Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 polkit Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-BCL polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 polkit Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 polkit Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 polkit Unsupported
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 polkit Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 polkit Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 polkit Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 polkit Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 polkit Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 polkit Analysis
Container Status
rancher/elemental-teal-rt/5.3
rancher/elemental-teal-rt/5.4
rancher/elemental-teal/5.3
rancher/elemental-teal/5.4
polkitAnalysis


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 19:22:56 2013
CVE page last modified: Thu Feb 22 16:13:59 2024