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CVE-2008-1658

Published: 11 April 2008

Format string vulnerability in the grant helper (polkit-grant-helper.c) in PolicyKit 0.7 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format strings in a password.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
policykit
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy Does not exist

feisty Does not exist

gutsy Does not exist

upstream Pending
(0.8)
Patches:
upstream: http://gitweb.freedesktop.org/?p=PolicyKit.git;a=commitdiff;h=5bc86a14cc0e356bcf8b5f861674f842869b1be7