Endpoint Vulnerability

RHSA-2019:0420: polkit security update (Important)

Description

The polkit packages provide a component for controlling system-wide privileges. This component provides a uniform and organized way for non-privileged processes to communicate with privileged ones. Security Fix(es): * polkit: Temporary auth hijacking via PID reuse and non-atomic fork (CVE-2019-6133) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Products

polkit

References

CVE-2019-6133,