USN-1955-1: apt-xapian-index vulnerability
18 September 2013
apt-xapian-index could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.
- apt-xapian-index - maintenance and search tools for a Xapian index of Debian package
It was discovered that apt-xapian-index was using polkit in an unsafe
manner. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass intended
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.