CVE-2012-5617

NameCVE-2012-5617
Descriptiongksu-polkit: permissive PolicyKit policy configuration file allows privilege escalation
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs695807

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gksu-polkitsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
gksu-polkitsource(unstable)(unfixed)695807

Notes

[squeeze] - gksu-polkit <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/12/8

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