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CVE-2015-3218 Detail

Current Description

The authentication_agent_new function in polkitbackend/polkitbackendinteractiveauthority.c in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and polkitd daemon crash) by calling RegisterAuthenticationAgent with an invalid object path.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-July/161721.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-July/162294.html
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/polkit-devel/2015-July/000432.html
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/polkit-devel/2015-May/000420.html
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/polkit-devel/2015-May/000421.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-11/msg00042.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76086
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035023
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3717-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:polkit_project:polkit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.112


Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3218
NVD Published Date:
10/26/2015
NVD Last Modified:
07/17/2018