openSUSE Security Update : polkit (openSUSE-2015-655)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Polkit was updated to 0.113 to fix four security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-4625: a local privilege escalation due to
predictable authentication session cookie values.

- CVE-2015-3256: various memory corruption vulnerabilities
in use of the JavaScript interpreter, possibly leading
to local privilege escalation. (boo#943816)

- CVE-2015-3255: a memory corruption vulnerability in
handling duplicate action IDs, possibly leading to local
privilege escalation. (boo#939246)

- CVE-2015-3218: Allowed any local user to crash polkitd.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected polkit packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86390 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3218

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