CVE-2015-3255

Published: 26 October 2015

The polkit_backend_action_pool_init function in polkitbackend/polkitbackendactionpool.c in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 might allow local users to gain privileges via duplicate action IDs in action descriptions.

Priority

Low

Status

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (0.105-4ubuntu3.14.04.2)
Patches:
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=9f5e0c731784003bd4d6fc75ab739ff8b2ea269f