Descriptionlocal privilege escalation using polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync()
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)
Debian Bugs989429

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
policykit-1 (PTS)stretch (security), stretch0.105-18+deb9u1fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye0.105-31fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
policykit-1sourcestretch(not affected)
policykit-1sourcebuster(not affected)


[buster] - policykit-1 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[stretch] - policykit-1 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Issue Upstream introduced in 0.113 with
Debian backported 0.113 commits in 0.105-26
Fixed by: (0.119)

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