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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-4625

Integer overflow in the authentication_agent_new_cookie function in PolicyKit (aka polkit) before 0.113 allows local users to gain privileges by creating a large number of connections, which triggers the issuance of a duplicate cookie value.
Publish Date : 2015-10-26 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-4625

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Polkit Project Polkit 0.112 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Polkit Project Polkit 1

- References For CVE-2015-4625
SECTRACK 1035023
BID 75267
MLIST [oss-security] 20150616 Re: CVE request for polkit
MLIST [oss-security] 20150608 CVE request for polkit
MLIST [oss-security] 20150609 Re: CVE request for polkit
MLIST [polkit-devel] 20150529 Agent Authentication Question
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1734
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1927
MLIST [polkit-devel] 20150603 Agent Authentication Question
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-11743
MLIST [polkit-devel] 20150702 polkit-0.113 released
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-11058

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-4625

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