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CVE-2011-1485 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the pkexec utility and polkitd daemon in PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.96 allows local users to gain privileges by executing a setuid program from pkexec, related to the use of the effective user ID instead of the real user ID.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058752.html Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/059859.html Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-06.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8424
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2319
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:086
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0455.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1117-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=692922 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:policykit:0.96:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1485
NVD Published Date:
05/31/2011
NVD Last Modified:
12/18/2012