Race condition in PolicyKit (aka polkit) allows local users to bypass intended PolicyKit restrictions and gain privileges by starting a setuid or pkexec process before the authorization check is performed, related to (1) the polkit_unix_process_new API function, (2) the dbus API, or (3) the --process (unix-process) option for authorization to pkcheck.
Published 2013-10-03 21:55:04
Updated 2023-02-13 04:45:14
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-4288

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-4288

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-4288

References for CVE-2013-4288

Products affected by CVE-2013-4288

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