CVE-2011-1485

Current Description

Race condition in the pkexec utility and polkitd daemon in PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.96 allows local users to gain privileges by executing a setuid program from pkexec, related to the use of the effective user ID instead of the real user ID.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 31, 2011
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 2012
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-362
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.9
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.4
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationRedhatPolicykit0.96*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Policykit 0.96

References

NameSourceURLTags
FEDORA-2011-5589http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058752.htmlFEDORAPatch
FEDORA-2011-5676http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/059859.htmlFEDORAPatch
48817http://secunia.com/advisories/48817SECUNIA
GLSA-201204-06http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-06.xmlGENTOO
8424http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8424SREASON
DSA-2319http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2319DEBIAN
MDVSA-2011:086http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:086MANDRIVA
RHSA-2011:0455http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0455.htmlREDHAT
USN-1117-1http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1117-1UBUNTU
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=692922https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=692922CONFIRMPatch