CVE-2022-0987

NameCVE-2022-0987
DescriptionA flaw was found in PackageKit in the way some of the methods exposed by the Transaction interface examines files. This issue allows a local user to measure the time the methods take to execute and know whether a file owned by root or other users exists.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
packagekit (PTS)buster1.1.12-5vulnerable
bullseye1.2.2-2vulnerable
bookworm, sid1.2.5-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
packagekitsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2064315
Negligible security impact

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