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CVE-2012-5617 Detail

Current Description

gksu-polkit: permissive PolicyKit policy configuration file allows privilege escalation

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-August/113182.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-August/113218.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-March/099739.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/12/8 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56918 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2012-5617 Issue Tracking
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2012-5617 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-aarhus:gksu-polkit:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5617
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2019
NVD Last Modified:
12/05/2019