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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
artful
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
bionic
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
precise
Released (0.104-1ubuntu1.2)
trusty
Released (0.105-4ubuntu3.14.04.2)
upstream Needs triage

vivid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
wily
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
xenial
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
yakkety
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
zesty
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
Patches:
upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=9f5e0c731784003bd4d6fc75ab739ff8b2ea269f