CVE-2013-1061

2013-10-03T21:55:00
ID CVE-2013-1061
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-08-29T01:33:00

Description

dbus/SoftwarePropertiesDBus.py in Software Properties 0.92.17 before 0.92.17.3, 0.92.9 before 0.92.9.3, and 0.82.7 before 0.82.7.5 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, a related issue to CVE-2013-4288.