FreeBSD : kauth: Local privilege escalation (0baee383-356c-11e7-b9a9-50e549ebab6c)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Albert Astals Cid reports :

KAuth contains a logic flaw in which the service invoking dbus is not
properly checked. This allows spoofing the identity of the caller and
with some carefully crafted calls can lead to gaining root from an
unprivileged account.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100113 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8422

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