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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
artful Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
bionic Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
disco Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
eoan Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
focal Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
groovy Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty
Released (0.105-4ubuntu3.14.04.2)
upstream
Released (0.105-11)
utopic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
vivid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
wily Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
xenial Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
zesty Not vulnerable
(0.105-11)
Patches:
upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=48e646918efb2bf0b3b505747655726d7869f31c