CVE-2011-1485

NameCVE-2011-1485
DescriptionRace condition in the pkexec utility and polkitd daemon in PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.96 allows local users to gain privileges by executing a setuid program from pkexec, related to the use of the effective user ID instead of the real user ID.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2319-1
Debian Bugs644500

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
policykit-1 (PTS)buster, buster (security)0.105-25+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye0.105-31+deb11u1fixed
bookworm122-3fixed
sid, trixie124-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
policykit-1sourcesqueeze0.96-4+squeeze1DSA-2319-1
policykit-1source(unstable)0.101-4644500

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=692922

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