Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:2238-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: polkit

Analysis

The polkit packages provide a component for controlling system-wide privileges. This component provides a uniform and organized way for non-privileged processes to communicate with privileged ones. Security Fix(es): polkit: local privilege escalation using polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync() (CVE-2021-3560) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

polkit

CVE References

CVE-2021-3560