Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4350-1 policykit-1 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 06 Dec 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 915332.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-19788.
- More information:
It was discovered that incorrect processing of very high UIDs in Policykit, a framework for managing administrative policies and privileges, could result in authentication bypass.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.105-18+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your policykit-1 packages.
For the detailed security status of policykit-1 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/policykit-1