Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that polkit didn't allow applications to use the
pkcheck tool in a way which prevented a race condition in the UID
lookup. A local attacker could use this flaw to possibly escalate
Update the affected policykit-1 package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true