Upstream information

CVE-2019-6133 at MITRE

Description

In PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.115, the "start time" protection mechanism can be bypassed because fork() is not atomic, and therefore authorization decisions are improperly cached. This is related to lack of uid checking in polkitbackend/polkitbackendinteractiveauthority.c.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.7 6.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity High High
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1121826 [NEW], 1121872 [NEW]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 PolicyKit Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP4 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS PolicyKit Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 PolicyKit Not affected
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 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 PolicyKit Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 polkit Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4 polkit Affected