GLSA-201908-14 : polkit: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 127963

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201908-14 (polkit: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in polkit. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All polkit users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-auth/polkit-0.115-r2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-14

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127963

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201908-14.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/08/20

Updated: 2019/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:polkit, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1116, CVE-2018-19788

GLSA: 201908-14