Bug 1006677 - (CVE-2013-4326) CVE-2013-4326 rtkit: insecure calling of polkit
CVE-2013-4326 rtkit: insecure calling of polkit
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1005140 1007174 1007175 1009543
Blocks: 1002376
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Reported: 2013-09-11 01:42 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-11-24 10:35 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-24 11:37:23 EDT
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rtkit patch (2.49 KB, patch)
2013-09-11 02:00 EDT, Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-09-11 01:42:03 EDT
Sebastian Krahmer reported a security issue was found in polkit (CVE-2013-4288
bz 1002375).

It was found that rtkit was vulnerable to this issue as well, since it
communicated to polkit authority using an unsafe DBUS interface. 

This issue has been assigned CVE-2013-4326
Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-09-11 02:00:54 EDT
Created attachment 796255 [details]
rtkit patch
Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2013-09-18 11:15:27 EDT
This is now public:

Comment 4 Vincent Danen 2013-09-18 11:27:36 EDT
Created rtkit tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1009543]
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-09-24 14:06:24 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1282 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1282.html

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