openSUSE Security Update : libpolkit0 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0412-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A race condition exists in pkexec while trying to determine its caller
which could lead to privilege escalation. CVE-2011-1485 has been
assigned to this issue.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00080.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688788

Solution :

Update the affected libpolkit0 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75605 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1485

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