Bug 600455 (CVE-2010-4664)

Summary: CVE-2010-4664 ConsoleKit: Policy restrictions break-out via remote Virtual Network Computing (VNC) session
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: cschalle, lpoetter, rstrode, security-response-team
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-04 18:20:59 UTC
An intended security policy restriction bypass was found in the way ConsoleKit 
identified VNC sessions originating from remote host. A valid, authenticated
system user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges (become
member of more privileged policy group) by initiating a remote VNC session.

Upstream bug report:
  [1] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28377

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-06-04 18:22:48 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the ConsoleKit package, as shipped
with Fedora release of 11, 12, and 13.

This issue affects the version of the ConsoleKit package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2011-04-07 17:05:00 UTC
This is public via the upstream bug. I'm opening this up.

I've assigned this bug CVE-2010-4664