CVE-2019-6133 Detail

Current 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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00049.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106537 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0230 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0420 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0832 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2699
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2978
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1692 Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/linus/7b55851367136b1efd84d98fea81ba57a98304cf Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit/commit/c898fdf4b1aafaa04f8ada9d73d77c8bb76e2f81 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit/merge_requests/19 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/01/msg00021.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/05/msg00041.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/05/msg00042.html
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K22715344 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3901-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3901-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3903-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3903-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3908-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3908-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3910-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3910-2/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3934-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3934-2/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-6133
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/28/2019
Source:
MITRE