Slackware 14.2 / current : polkit (SSA:2021-158-02)

high Nessus Plugin ID 150337

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New polkit packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected polkit package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?123a45a7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150337

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2021-158-02.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 6/8/2021

Updated: 3/1/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3560

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:polkit, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/7/2021

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Polkit D-Bus Authentication Bypass)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3560

SSA: 2021-158-02