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CVE-2013-4288 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in PolicyKit (aka polkit) allows local users to bypass intended PolicyKit restrictions and gain privileges by starting a setuid or pkexec process before the authorization check is performed, related to (1) the polkit_unix_process_new API function, (2) the dbus API, or (3) the --process (unix-process) option for authorization to pkcheck.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1002375 Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00004.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00062.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-11/msg00000.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1270.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1460.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q3/626
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/09/18/4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1953-1 Vendor Advisory

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:o:opensuse:opensuse:12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:polkit_project:polkit:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4288
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2013
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019