RedHat: RHSA-2019-0230:01 Important: polkit security update

    Date31 Jan 2019
    CategoryRed Hat
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    An update for polkit 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
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: polkit security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2019:0230-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0230
    Issue date:        2019-01-31
    CVE Names:         CVE-2019-6133 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for polkit 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) - noarch, ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x
    
    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, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
    the References section.
    
    Red Hat would like to thank Jan Rybar (freedesktop.org) for reporting this
    issue. Upstream acknowledges Jann Horn (Google Project Zero) as the
    original reporter.
    
    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 Client (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7):
    
    noarch:
    polkit-docs-0.112-18.el7_6.1.noarch.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7):
    
    noarch:
    polkit-docs-0.112-18.el7_6.1.noarch.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.src.rpm
    
    noarch:
    polkit-docs-0.112-18.el7_6.1.noarch.rpm
    
    ppc64:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc.rpm
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64le.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64le.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390.rpm
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390x.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390x.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM and IBM Power LE (POWER9) Server (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.src.rpm
    
    aarch64:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.aarch64.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.aarch64.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.aarch64.rpm
    
    noarch:
    polkit-docs-0.112-18.el7_6.1.noarch.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64le.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64le.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390.rpm
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390x.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390x.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.s390x.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.src.rpm
    
    noarch:
    polkit-docs-0.112-18.el7_6.1.noarch.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-debuginfo-0.112-18.el7_6.1.x86_64.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.i686.rpm
    polkit-devel-0.112-18.el7_6.1.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 . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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