CVE-2021-4115

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Source
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-4115
Import Source
https://storage.googleapis.com/cve-osv-conversion/osv-output/CVE-2021-4115.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/CVE-2021-4115
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Published
2022-02-21T22:15:07Z
Modified
2024-06-05T01:03:59.157888Z
Severity
  • 5.5 (Medium) CVSS_V3 - CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS Calculator
Summary
[none]
Details

There is a flaw in polkit which can allow an unprivileged user to cause polkit to crash, due to process file descriptor exhaustion. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to availability. NOTE: Polkit process outage duration is tied to the failing process being reaped and a new one being spawned

References

Affected packages

Git / gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit

Affected ranges

Type
GIT
Repo
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/polkit/polkit
Events
Introduced
0 Unknown introduced commit / All previous commits are affected
Last affected

Affected versions

0.*

0.100
0.101
0.102
0.103
0.104
0.105
0.106
0.107
0.108
0.109
0.110
0.111
0.112
0.113
0.114
0.115
0.116
0.117
0.91
0.92
0.93
0.94
0.95
0.96
0.97
0.98
0.99

Other

POLICY_KIT_0_3
POLICY_KIT_0_4
POLICY_KIT_0_5
POLICY_KIT_0_6
POLICY_KIT_0_7
POLICY_KIT_0_8
POLICY_KIT_0_9
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