Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2022:0267-Security Advisory

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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 in pkexec due to incorrect handling of argument vector (CVE-2021-4034) 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. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

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polkit

CVE References

CVE-2021-4034

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