ESB-2018.2186 - [Debian] policykit-1: Denial of service - Existing account 2018-07-30

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                               ESB-2018.2186
                        policykit-1 security update
                               30 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           policykit-1
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1116  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2066.2

Original Bulletin: 
   https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-1448-1

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Package        : policykit-1
Version        : 0.105-15~deb8u3
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-1116 
Debian Bug     : #903563

It was discovered that there was a denial of service vulnerability in
policykit-1, a framework for managing administrative policies and
privileges.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this issue has been fixed in policykit-1 version
0.105-15~deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your policykit-1 packages.


Regards,

- - -- 
      ,''`.
     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby@debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk
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