A flaw was found in polkit. The implementation of the polkit_backend_interactive_authority_check_authorization function in polkitd allows to test for authentication and trigger authentication of unrelated processes owned by other users. This may result in a local DoS and information disclosure.
Created polkit tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1599790]
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Via RHSA-2020:1135 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1135
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):