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redhatRedHatRHSA-2019:0832
HistoryApr 23, 2019 - 12:40 p.m.

(RHSA-2019:0832) Important: polkit security update

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0.001 Low

EPSS

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33.2%

The polkit packages provide a component for controlling system-wide privileges. This component provides a uniform and organized way for non-privileged processes to communicate with privileged ones.

Security Fix(es):

  • polkit: Temporary auth hijacking via PID reuse and non-atomic fork (CVE-2019-6133)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.