CVE-2015-3255

NameCVE-2015-3255
DescriptionThe polkit_backend_action_pool_init function in polkitbackend/polkitbackendactionpool.c in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 might allow local users to gain privileges via duplicate action IDs in action descriptions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs796134

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
bookworm, sid122-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
policykit-1sourceexperimental0.113-1
policykit-1sourcejessie0.105-15~deb8u1
policykit-1source(unstable)0.105-12796134

Notes

[wheezy] - policykit-1 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - policykit-1 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=9f5e0c731784003bd4d6fc75ab739ff8b2ea269f

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