Upstream information

CVE-2013-4288 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.15 6.89
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Complete
Availability Impact Complete Complete

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 835827 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 836931 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 836932 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 836937 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 836939 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 844967 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 852368 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 854144 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 864716 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 12.3
  • hplip >= 3.12.11-2.5.1
  • hplip-debuginfo >= 3.12.11-2.5.1
  • hplip-debugsource >= 3.12.11-2.5.1
  • hplip-hpijs >= 3.12.11-2.5.1
  • hplip-hpijs-debuginfo >= 3.12.11-2.5.1
  • hplip-sane >= 3.12.11-2.5.1
  • hplip-sane-debuginfo >= 3.12.11-2.5.1
  • libgudev-1_0-0 >= 195-13.45.1
  • libgudev-1_0-0-32bit >= 195-13.45.1
  • libgudev-1_0-0-debuginfo >= 195-13.45.1
  • libgudev-1_0-0-debuginfo-32bit >= 195-13.45.1
  • libgudev-1_0-devel >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev-devel >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev-mini-devel >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev-mini1 >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev-mini1-debuginfo >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev1 >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev1-32bit >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev1-debuginfo >= 195-13.45.1
  • libudev1-debuginfo-32bit >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-32bit >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-analyze >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-debuginfo >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-debuginfo-32bit >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-debugsource >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-devel >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-logger >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-mini >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-mini-analyze >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-mini-debuginfo >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-mini-debugsource >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-mini-devel >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-mini-sysvinit >= 195-13.45.1
  • systemd-sysvinit >= 195-13.45.1
  • typelib-1_0-GUdev-1_0 >= 195-13.45.1
  • udev >= 195-13.45.1
  • udev-debuginfo >= 195-13.45.1
  • udev-mini >= 195-13.45.1
  • udev-mini-debuginfo >= 195-13.45.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2013-737
openSUSE-2013-812
openSUSE Evergreen 11.4
  • hplip >= 3.11.5-1.15.1
  • hplip-debuginfo >= 3.11.5-1.15.1
  • hplip-debugsource >= 3.11.5-1.15.1
  • hplip-hpijs >= 3.11.5-1.15.1
  • hplip-hpijs-debuginfo >= 3.11.5-1.15.1
Patchnames:
2013-154