|Category:||Mandrake Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Mandriva Update for polkit MDVSA-2011:086 (polkit)|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'polkit'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'polkit'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
A vulnerability has been found and corrected in polkit:
A race condition flaw was found in the PolicyKit pkexec utility
and polkitd daemon. A local user could use this flaw to appear as a
privileged user to pkexec, allowing them to execute arbitrary commands
as root by running those commands with pkexec (CVE-2011-1485).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
polkit on Mandriva Linux 2010.1,
Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1485|
Debian Security Information: DSA-2319 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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