CVE-2011-1485

Published: 19 April 2011

Race condition in the pkexec utility and polkitd daemon in PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.96 allows local users to gain privileges by executing a setuid program from pkexec, related to the use of the effective user ID instead of the real user ID.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
policykit-1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage