USN-1963-1: usb-creator vulnerability
18 September 2013
usb-creator could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.
- usb-creator - create a startup disk using a CD or disc image
It was discovered that usb-creator was using polkit in an unsafe manner. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass intended polkit
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.