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Debian: DSA-4350-1: policykit-1 security update

Date 06 Dec 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
It was discovered that incorrect processing of very high UIDs in Policykit, a framework for managing administrative policies and privileges, could result in authentication bypass.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4350-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 06, 2018                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : policykit-1
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-19788
Debian Bug     : 915332

It was discovered that incorrect processing of very high UIDs in
Policykit, a framework for managing administrative policies and
privileges, could result in authentication bypass.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.105-18+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your policykit-1 packages.

For the detailed security status of policykit-1 please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/policykit-1

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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