Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-5059-1 policykit-1

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DSA-5059-1 policykit-1 -- security update

Date Reported:
25 Jan 2022
Affected Packages:
policykit-1
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-4034.
More information:

The Qualys Research Labs discovered a local privilege escalation in PolicyKit's pkexec.

Details can be found in the Qualys advisory at https://www.qualys.com/2022/01/25/cve-2021-4034/pwnkit.txt

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 0.105-25+deb10u1.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 0.105-31+deb11u1.

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