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CVE-2018-1116 Detail

Description

A flaw was found in polkit before version 0.116. The implementation of the polkit_backend_interactive_authority_check_authorization function in polkitd allows to test for authentication and trigger authentication of unrelated processes owned by other users. This may result in a local DoS and information disclosure.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/10/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-1116
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/polkit/commit/?id=bc7ffad5364

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1116
NVD Published Date:
07/10/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2018