CVE-2013-4327

NameCVE-2013-4327
Descriptionsystemd does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, 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; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2777-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs723713

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
systemd (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy44-11+deb7u4fixed
jessie215-17+deb8u4fixed
stretch229-6fixed
sid230-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
systemdsource(unstable)204-5medium723713
systemdsourcewheezy44-11+deb7u4mediumDSA-2777-1

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