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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4324

spice-gtk 0.14, and possibly other versions, invokes the polkit authority using the insecure polkit_unix_process_new API function, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, a related issue to CVE-2013-4288.
Publish Date : 2013-10-03 Last Update Date : 2013-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-1273 -- spice-gtk security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27031 unix
ELSA-2013:1273: spice-gtk security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24186 unix
RHSA-2013:1273: spice-gtk security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21168 unix
RHSA-2013:1273: spice-gtk security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131273 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4324

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Spice-gtk 0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Redhat Spice-gtk 1

- References For CVE-2013-4324
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1273
BID 62538 Red Hat 'spice-gtk' Module CVE-2013-4324 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2014-06-30
MLIST [oss-security] 20130918 Re: Fwd: [vs-plain] polkit races
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1562

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4324

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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