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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
This release fixes CVE-2013-4288: Race condition with process subjects
that do not have securely determined uid.
pkcheck(1) now supports a new format for the --process argument
applications need to use the new format to avoid a race condition (or
use --system-bus-name to identify the process instead).
Similarly, applications using the API should always use
polkit_unix_process_new_for_owner(). polkit_unix_process_new() and
polkit_unix_process_new_full() are unsafe and have been deprecated.
Thanks to Sebastian Krahmer of the SUSE Security Team for reporting
See also :
Update the affected polkit package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Fedora Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70063 ()
Bugtraq ID: 62511
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4288
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