|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for rtkit RHSA-2013:1282-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'rtkit'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'rtkit'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
RealtimeKit is a D-Bus system service that changes the scheduling policy of
user processes/threads to SCHED_RR (that is, realtime scheduling mode) on
request. It is intended to be used as a secure mechanism to allow real-time
scheduling to be used by normal user processes.
It was found that RealtimeKit communicated with PolicyKit for authorization
using a D-Bus API that is vulnerable to a race condition. This could have
led to intended PolicyKit authorizations being bypassed. This update
modifies RealtimeKit to communicate with PolicyKit via a different API that
is not vulnerable to the race condition. (CVE-2013-4326)
All rtkit users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
rtkit on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4326|
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1282
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1548 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1597 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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