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
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (0.105-11ubuntu1)
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=ea544ffc18405237ccd95d28d7f45afef49aca17
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=493aa5dc1d278ab9097110c1262f5229bbaf1766
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=fb5076b7c05d01a532d593a4079a29cf2d63a228