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CVE-2019-6133 Detail

Description

In PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.115, the "start time" protection mechanism can be bypassed because fork() is not atomic, and therefore authorization decisions are improperly cached. This is related to lack of uid checking in polkitbackend/polkitbackendinteractiveauthority.c.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/11/2019

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106537
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1692
https://git.kernel.org/linus/7b55851367136b1efd84d98fea81ba57a98304cf
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit/commit/c898fdf4b1aafaa04f8ada9d73d77c8bb76e2f81
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit/merge_requests/19

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-6133
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/15/2019