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CVE-2014-5033 Detail

Current Description

KDE kdelibs before 4.14 and kauth before 5.1 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, related to CVE-2013-4288 and "PID reuse race conditions."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-08/msg00012.html
http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=kauth.git&a=commit&h=341b7d84b6d9c03cf56905cb277b47e11c81482a
http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=kdelibs.git&a=commitdiff&h=e4e7b53b71e2659adaf52691d4accc3594203b23 Exploit Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1359.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3004
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20140730-1.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2304-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:debian:kde4libs:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kauth:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
5.0
 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.10.95:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.10.97:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.80:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.95:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.11.97:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.80:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.95:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.12.97:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.13.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.13.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.13.80:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.13.90:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:4.13.95:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kdelibs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.13.97


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5033
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2014