Twenty Year Anniversary

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1264-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1264-01
Posted May 22, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1264-01 - The K Desktop Environment is a graphical desktop environment for the X Window System. The kdelibs packages include core libraries for the K Desktop Environment. Security Fix: A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way kdelibs handled D-Bus messages. A local user could potentially use this flaw to gain root privileges by spoofing a callerID and leveraging a privileged helper application.

tags | advisory, local, root, spoof
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2017-8422
MD5 | b3951c719e034c7bcdfb810e25ac1d7e

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-1264-01

Change Mirror Download

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

=====================================================================
Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kdelibs security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2017:1264-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1264
Issue date: 2017-05-22
CVE Names: CVE-2017-8422
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

An update for kdelibs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - aarch64, ppc64le, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7) - noarch, ppc64, s390x
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7) - noarch

3. Description:

The K Desktop Environment (KDE) is a graphical desktop environment for the
X Window System. The kdelibs packages include core libraries for the K
Desktop Environment.

Security Fix(es):

* A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way kdelibs handled D-Bus
messages. A local user could potentially use this flaw to gain root
privileges by spoofing a callerID and leveraging a privileged helper
application. (CVE-2017-8422)

Red Hat would like to thank Sebastian Krahmer (SUSE) for reporting this
issue.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update
to take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1449647 - CVE-2017-8422 kauth: service invoking dbus is not properly checked and allows local privilege escalation

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client (v. 7):

Source:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
kdelibs-apidocs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7):

Source:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
kdelibs-apidocs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.src.rpm

aarch64:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.aarch64.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.aarch64.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.aarch64.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.aarch64.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.aarch64.rpm

ppc64le:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64le.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64le.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64le.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64le.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64le.rpm

x86_64:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7):

Source:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.src.rpm

noarch:
kdelibs-apidocs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.noarch.rpm

ppc64:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc.rpm
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390.rpm
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390x.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390x.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390x.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390x.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.s390x.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):

Source:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-common-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-debuginfo-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-devel-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.i686.rpm
kdelibs-ktexteditor-4.14.8-6.el7_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
kdelibs-apidocs-4.14.8-6.el7_3.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8422
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2017 Red Hat, Inc.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1

iD8DBQFZIryyXlSAg2UNWIIRAut+AKCL6Q41BgxjibClfIq2Qwsu4M9CzQCfSd+5
f9o61xNcufb5ePgoksmuU6o=
=4XX+
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


--
RHSA-announce mailing list
RHSA-announce@redhat.com
https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/rhsa-announce

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

Want To Donate?


Bitcoin: 18PFeCVLwpmaBuQqd5xAYZ8bZdvbyEWMmU

File Archive:

August 2018

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Aug 1st
    19 Files
  • 2
    Aug 2nd
    17 Files
  • 3
    Aug 3rd
    16 Files
  • 4
    Aug 4th
    1 Files
  • 5
    Aug 5th
    1 Files
  • 6
    Aug 6th
    19 Files
  • 7
    Aug 7th
    15 Files
  • 8
    Aug 8th
    9 Files
  • 9
    Aug 9th
    7 Files
  • 10
    Aug 10th
    10 Files
  • 11
    Aug 11th
    1 Files
  • 12
    Aug 12th
    0 Files
  • 13
    Aug 13th
    14 Files
  • 14
    Aug 14th
    18 Files
  • 15
    Aug 15th
    38 Files
  • 16
    Aug 16th
    16 Files
  • 17
    Aug 17th
    22 Files
  • 18
    Aug 18th
    0 Files
  • 19
    Aug 19th
    0 Files
  • 20
    Aug 20th
    0 Files
  • 21
    Aug 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Aug 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Aug 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Aug 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Aug 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Aug 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Aug 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Aug 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Aug 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Aug 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    Aug 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2018 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close