Slackware: 2022-025-02: polkit Security Update | LinuxSecurity.com

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[slackware-security]  polkit (SSA:2022-025-02)

New polkit packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current
to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz:  Rebuilt.
  [PATCH] pkexec: local privilege escalation.
  Thanks to Qualys Research Labs for reporting this issue.
  For more information, see:
    https://blog.qualys.com/vulnerabilities-threat-research/2022/01/25/pwnkit-local-privilege-escalation-vulnerability-discovered-in-polkits-pkexec-cve-2021-4034
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-4034
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(https://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on https://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/polkit-0.113-x86_64-4_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/polkit-0.120-i586-2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/polkit-0.120-x86_64-2.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
063a61e5d1646a05be8087f00d1770c9  polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
8a59f716ab0d316d9b96bbae9cddc609  polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
6bba0d55d0dbdc203452ae71dfe6afb9  polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
85748ced32e92f3f63c9b53540b84014  polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
6f5e9bfcfbc6110ed2354c03b7bc34d6  polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
8bbdb6d3b5caeb2c9d9ced0a435199e6  polkit-0.113-x86_64-4_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
cb9b374e9dacfb417ed82f3205cb2d73  l/polkit-0.120-i586-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
fbc1fe202f4ea23bb429b7c99d3d409d  l/polkit-0.120-x86_64-2.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz


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Slackware: 2022-025-02: polkit Security Update

January 26, 2022
New polkit packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue

Summary

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog: patches/packages/polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz: Rebuilt. [PATCH] pkexec: local privilege escalation. Thanks to Qualys Research Labs for reporting this issue. For more information, see: https://blog.qualys.com/vulnerabilities-threat-research/2022/01/25/pwnkit-local-privilege-escalation-vulnerability-discovered-in-polkits-pkexec-cve-2021-4034 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-4034 (* Security fix *)

Where Find New Packages

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab (https://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-)
Also see the "Get Slack" section on https://slackware.com for additional mirror sites near you.
Updated package for Slackware 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/polkit-0.113-x86_64-4_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/polkit-0.120-i586-2.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/l/polkit-0.120-x86_64-2.txz

MD5 Signatures

Slackware 14.0 package: 063a61e5d1646a05be8087f00d1770c9 polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: 8a59f716ab0d316d9b96bbae9cddc609 polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.0.txz
Slackware 14.1 package: 6bba0d55d0dbdc203452ae71dfe6afb9 polkit-0.105-i486-5_slack14.1.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 85748ced32e92f3f63c9b53540b84014 polkit-0.105-x86_64-5_slack14.1.txz
Slackware 14.2 package: 6f5e9bfcfbc6110ed2354c03b7bc34d6 polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: 8bbdb6d3b5caeb2c9d9ced0a435199e6 polkit-0.113-x86_64-4_slack14.2.txz
Slackware -current package: cb9b374e9dacfb417ed82f3205cb2d73 l/polkit-0.120-i586-2.txz
Slackware x86_64 -current package: fbc1fe202f4ea23bb429b7c99d3d409d l/polkit-0.120-x86_64-2.txz

Severity
[slackware-security] polkit (SSA:2022-025-02)
New polkit packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

Installation Instructions

Installation instructions: Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg polkit-0.113-i586-4_slack14.2.txz

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