CVE-2013-4324

NameCVE-2013-4324
Descriptionspice-gtk 0.14, and possibly other versions, invokes the polkit authority using the insecure polkit_unix_process_new API function, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, a related issue to CVE-2013-4288.
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 severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
spice-gtk (PTS)stretch0.33-3.3+deb9u1fixed
buster0.35-2fixed
bullseye, sid0.38-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
spice-gtksource(unstable)0.21-0nocelt1low

Notes

[wheezy] - spice-gtk <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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