Vigil@nce - PolicyKit: privilege escalation via INT_MAX uid
February 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 07/12/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via INT_MAX uid of PolicyKit, in order to escalate his privileges.
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