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CVE-2015-4625

Published: 26 October 2015

Integer overflow in the authentication_agent_new_cookie function in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 allows local users to gain privileges by creating a large number of connections, which triggers the issuance of a duplicate cookie value.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
policykit-1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
bionic
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
cosmic
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
disco
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
eoan
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
focal
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
groovy
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
hirsute
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty
Released (0.105-4ubuntu3.14.04.2)
upstream Needs triage

utopic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
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=ea544ffc18405237ccd95d28d7f45afef49aca17
upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=493aa5dc1d278ab9097110c1262f5229bbaf1766
upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=fb5076b7c05d01a532d593a4079a29cf2d63a228