MGASA-2021-0244 - Updated polkit packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 08 Jun 2021
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-3560

A flaw was found in polkit. When a requesting process disconnects from dbus-daemon just before the call to polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync starts, the process cannot get a unique uid and pid of the process and it cannot verify the privileges of the requesting process (CVE-2021-3560).


- 8/core/polkit-0.118-1.1.mga8
- 7/core/polkit-0.116-1.1.mga7