Important CentOS polkit-qt Security Update
|polkit-qt-0.103.0-10.el7_0.i686.rpm, polkit-qt-0.103.0-10.el7_0.src.rpm, polkit-qt-0.103.0-10.el7_0.x86_64.rpm, polkit-qt-devel-0.103.0-10.el7_0.i686.rpm, polkit-qt-devel-0.103.0-10.el7_0.x86_64.rpm, polkit-qt-doc-0.103.0-10.el7_0.noarch.rpm|
Updated polkit-qt packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
Polkit-qt is a library that lets developers use the PolicyKit API through a
Qt-styled API. The polkit-qt library is used by the KDE Authentication
Agent (KAuth), which is a part of kdelibs.
It was found that polkit-qt handled authorization requests with PolicyKit
via a D-Bus API that is vulnerable to a race condition. A local user could
use this flaw to bypass intended PolicyKit authorizations. This update
modifies polkit-qt to communicate with PolicyKit via a different API that
is not vulnerable to the race condition. (CVE-2014-5033)
All polkit-qt users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
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