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CVE-2013-4311

Published: 18 September 2013

libvirt 1.0.5.x before 1.0.5.6, 0.10.2.x before 0.10.2.8, and 0.9.12.x before 0.9.12.2 allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition in pkcheck via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, a related issue to CVE-2013-4288.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libvirt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

lucid
Released (0.7.5-5ubuntu27.24)
precise
Released (0.9.8-2ubuntu17.13)
quantal
Released (0.9.13-0ubuntu12.5)
raring
Released (1.0.2-0ubuntu11.13.04.4)
Patches:
upstream: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=db7a5688c05f3fd60d9d2b74c72427eb9ee9c176
upstream: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=e65667c0c6e016d42abea077e31628ae43f57b74
upstream: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=922b7fda77b094dbf022d625238262ea05335666
upstream: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=e4697b92abaad16e8e6b41a1e55be9b084d48d5a (fix)