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“policykit-1” 0.96-2ubuntu0.2 source package in Ubuntu

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policykit-1 (0.96-2ubuntu0.2) lucid-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: use of pkcheck without specifying uid is racy,
    possibly leading to privilege escalation
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-4288.patch: implement pid,start-time,uid
      syntax so callers have a non-racy way of using pkcheck.
    - CVE-2013-4288
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:50:59 -0400

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2013-09-11
Uploaded to:
Lucid
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
admin
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Binary packages built by this source

libpolkit-agent-1-0: PolicyKit Authentication Agent API

 PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling the policy that
 allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 This package contains a library for accessing the authentication agent.

libpolkit-agent-1-dev: PolicyKit Authentication Agent API - development files

 PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling the policy that
 allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 This package contains the development files for the library found in
 libpolkit-agent-1-0.

libpolkit-backend-1-0: PolicyKit backend API

 PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling the policy that
 allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 This package contains a library for implementing authentication backends.

libpolkit-backend-1-dev: PolicyKit backend API - development files

 PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling the policy that
 allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 This package contains the development files for the library found in
 libpolkit-backend-1-0.

libpolkit-gobject-1-0: PolicyKit Authorization API

 PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling the policy that
 allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 This package contains a library for accessing PolicyKit.

libpolkit-gobject-1-dev: PolicyKit Authorization API - development files

 PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling the policy that
 allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 This package contains the development files for the library found in
 libpolkit-gobject-1-0.

policykit-1: framework for managing administrative policies and privileges

 PolicyKit is an application-level toolkit for defining and handling the policy
 that allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 It is a framework for centralizing the decision making process with respect to
 granting access to privileged operations (like calling the HAL Mount() method)
 for unprivileged (desktop) applications.

policykit-1-doc: documentation for PolicyKit-1

 PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling the policy that
 allows unprivileged processes to speak to privileged processes.
 .
 This package contains the API documentation of PolicyKit.