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Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2978-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2978-01
Posted Oct 8, 2019
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2978-01 - 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. An auth hijacking issue has been addressed.

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advisories | CVE-2019-6133
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2978-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: polkit security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2019:2978-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2978
Issue date: 2019-10-08
CVE Names: CVE-2019-6133
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1. Summary:

An update for polkit is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5
Extended Update Support.

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 ComputeNode EUS (v. 7.5) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional EUS (v. 7.5) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 7.5) - noarch, ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

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.

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

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

1664212 - CVE-2019-6133 polkit: Temporary auth hijacking via PID reuse and non-atomic fork

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode EUS (v. 7.5):

Source:
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.src.rpm

x86_64:
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional EUS (v. 7.5):

noarch:
polkit-docs-0.112-14.el7_5.1.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 7.5):

Source:
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.src.rpm

noarch:
polkit-docs-0.112-14.el7_5.1.noarch.rpm

ppc64:
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc.rpm
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc64.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc64.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc64.rpm

ppc64le:
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc64le.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc64le.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.s390.rpm
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.s390x.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.s390.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.s390x.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.s390.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
polkit-0.112-14.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.112-14.el7_5.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.i686.rpm
polkit-devel-0.112-14.el7_5.1.x86_64.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-2019-6133
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 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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