CVE-2014-5033

2014-08-19T18:55:00
ID CVE-2014-5033
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2014-10-16T07:22:00

Description

KDE kdelibs before 4.14 and kauth before 5.1 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, related to CVE-2013-4288 and "PID reuse race conditions."