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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0262
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0262
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0262

Vulnerability Insight:
Local privilege escalation in polkit before 0.113 due to predictable authentication session cookie values (CVE-2015-4625). Various memory corruption vulnerabilities in polkit before 0.113 in the use of the JavaScript interpreter, possibly leading to local privilege escalation (CVE-2015-3256). Memory corruption vulnerability in polkit before 0.113 in handling duplicate action IDs, possibly leading to local privilege escalation (CVE-2015-3255). Denial of service issue in polkit before 0.113 which allowed any local user to crash polkitd (CVE-2015-3218).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-3218
BugTraq ID: 76086
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1734 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1927 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-3255
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-3256
BugTraq ID: 77356
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:0189
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-4625
BugTraq ID: 75267
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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