Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3004-1 kde4libs -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Aug 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-5033.
- More information:
Sebastian Krahmer discovered that Kauth used Policykit insecurely by relying on the process ID. This could result in privilege escalation.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 4:4.8.4-4+deb7u1.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 4:4.13.3-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4:4.13.3-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your kde4libs packages.