CVE-2015-3218

Published: 26 October 2015

The authentication_agent_new function in polkitbackend/polkitbackendinteractiveauthority.c in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and polkitd daemon crash) by calling RegisterAuthenticationAgent with an invalid object path.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
policykit-1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.105-11)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (0.105-4ubuntu3.14.04.2)
Patches:
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=48e646918efb2bf0b3b505747655726d7869f31c