CVE-2013-4288

HIGH

Description

Race condition in PolicyKit (aka polkit) allows local users to bypass intended PolicyKit restrictions and gain privileges by starting a setuid or pkexec process before the authorization check is performed, related to (1) the polkit_unix_process_new API function, (2) the dbus API, or (3) the --process (unix-process) option for authorization to pkcheck.

References

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1002375

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00005.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00062.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00000.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1270.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1460.html

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q3/626

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/09/18/4

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1953-1

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-10-03

Updated: 2019-04-22

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH