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osvGoogleOSV:CVE-2019-6133
HistoryJan 11, 2019 - 2:29 p.m.

CVE-2019-6133

2019-01-1114:29:00
Google
osv.dev
6

6.6 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

Low

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

33.2%

In PolicyKit (aka polkit) 0.115, the β€œstart time” protection mechanism can be bypassed because fork() is not atomic, and therefore authorization decisions are improperly cached. This is related to lack of uid checking in polkitbackend/polkitbackendinteractiveauthority.c.

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