Debian: DSA-3004-1: kde4libs security update

    Date10 Aug 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Sebastian Krahmer discovered that Kauth used Policykit insecurely by relying on the process ID. This could result in privilege escalation. For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3004-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 11, 2014                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : kde4libs
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-5033
    
    Sebastian Krahmer discovered that Kauth used Policykit insecurely by 
    relying on the process ID. This could result in privilege escalation.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4:4.8.4-4+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4:4.13.3-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4:4.13.3-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your kde4libs packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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