Upstream information

CVE-2018-1116 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in polkit before version 0.116. The implementation of the polkit_backend_interactive_authority_check_authorization function in polkitd allows to test for authentication and trigger authentication of unrelated processes owned by other users. This may result in a local DoS and information disclosure.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1099031 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libpolkit0 >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • libpolkit0-32bit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • libpolkit0-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • libpolkit0-debuginfo-32bit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debugsource >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0 >= 0.113-5.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libpolkit0 >= 0.114-3.3.1
  • libpolkit0-debuginfo >= 0.114-3.3.1
  • polkit >= 0.114-3.3.1
  • polkit-debuginfo >= 0.114-3.3.1
  • polkit-debugsource >= 0.114-3.3.1
  • polkit-devel >= 0.114-3.3.1
  • polkit-devel-debuginfo >= 0.114-3.3.1
  • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0 >= 0.114-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libpolkit0 >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • libpolkit0-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debugsource >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0 >= 0.113-5.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • libpolkit0 >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • libpolkit0-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debugsource >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0 >= 0.113-5.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • polkit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debugsource >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-devel >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-devel-debuginfo >= 0.113-5.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • libpolkit0-32bit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • libpolkit0-debuginfo-32bit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit >= 0.113-5.9.1
  • polkit-debugsource >= 0.113-5.9.1


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.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 polkit In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA polkit In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 polkit In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 polkit In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 polkit In progress