openSUSE Security Update : polkit (openSUSE-2018-735)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111193

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for polkit fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-1116: Fixed trusting the client-supplied UID which could lead to a denial of service (too many dialogs) caused by local attackers (boo#1099031)

Solution

Update the affected polkit packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1099031

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111193

File Name: openSUSE-2018-735.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Modified: 2018/07/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpolkit0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpolkit0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpolkit0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpolkit0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:polkit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:polkit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:polkit-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:polkit-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:polkit-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1116