DSA-5059-1 policykit-1 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Jan 2022
- Affected Packages:
- 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