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 code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs796134

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
policykit-1 (PTS)jessie0.105-15~deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)0.105-15~deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.105-18+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.105-25fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
policykit-1source(unstable)0.105-12medium796134
policykit-1sourceexperimental0.113-1medium
policykit-1sourcejessie0.105-15~deb8u1medium

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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