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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4326

RealtimeKit (aka rtkit) 0.5 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, 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 : 2013-12-08
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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-2013-1282 -- rtkit security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26840 unix
ELSA-2013:1282: rtkit security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23490 unix
RHSA-2013:1282: rtkit security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21125 unix
RHSA-2013:1282: rtkit security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131282 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-2013-4326

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lennart Poettering Rkit 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lennart Poettering Rkit 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2013-4326
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1548
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1597
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1282
MLIST [oss-security] 20130918 Re: Fwd: [vs-plain] polkit races

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4326

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

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