RedHat: RHSA-2021-2238:01 Important: polkit security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: polkit security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2021:2238-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2238
Issue date:        2021-06-03
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-3560 
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1. Summary:

An update for polkit is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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 BaseOS (v. 8) - aarch64, noarch, 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: local privilege escalation using
polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync() (CVE-2021-3560)

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/):

1961710 - CVE-2021-3560 polkit: local privilege escalation using polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync()

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 8):

Source:
polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.src.rpm

aarch64:
polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm
polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm
polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm
polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm
polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm

noarch:
polkit-docs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.noarch.rpm

ppc64le:
polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm
polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm
polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm
polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm
polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm
polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm
polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm
polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm
polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm
polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm
polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm
polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm
polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm
polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm
polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm

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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-2021-3560
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 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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RedHat: RHSA-2021-2238:01 Important: polkit security update

An update for polkit is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Summary

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: local privilege escalation using polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync() (CVE-2021-3560)
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.

Solution

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changesdescribed in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

References

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-3560 https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Package List

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 8):
Source: polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.src.rpm
aarch64: polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.aarch64.rpm
noarch: polkit-docs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.noarch.rpm
ppc64le: polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.ppc64le.rpm
s390x: polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.s390x.rpm
x86_64: polkit-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm polkit-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm polkit-debugsource-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm polkit-devel-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm polkit-libs-0.115-11.el8_4.1.x86_64.rpm polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.i686.rpm polkit-libs-debuginfo-0.115-11.el8_4.1.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/

Severity
Advisory ID: RHSA-2021:2238-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2238
Issued Date: : 2021-06-03
CVE Names: CVE-2021-3560

Topic

An update for polkit is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impactof Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerabilityfrom the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Relevant Releases Architectures

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 8) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64

Bugs Fixed

1961710 - CVE-2021-3560 polkit: local privilege escalation using polkit_system_bus_name_get_creds_sync()

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