Bug 1006677 (CVE-2013-4326) - CVE-2013-4326 rtkit: insecure calling of polkit
Summary: CVE-2013-4326 rtkit: insecure calling of polkit
Alias: CVE-2013-4326
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1005140 1007174 1007175 1009543
Blocks: 1002376
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-09-11 05:42 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:08 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-08-24 15:37:23 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
rtkit patch (2.49 KB, patch)
2013-09-11 06:00 UTC, Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
no flags Details | Diff

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:1282 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: rtkit security update 2013-09-24 22:01:00 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-09-11 05:42:03 UTC
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 06:00:54 UTC
Created attachment 796255 [details]
rtkit patch

Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2013-09-18 15:15:27 UTC
This is now public:


Comment 4 Vincent Danen 2013-09-18 15:27:36 UTC
Created rtkit tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1009543]

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-09-24 18:06:24 UTC
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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