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vulnerability note CVE-2019-7443

KDE KAuth: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions of KDE KAuth, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Hacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 18/02/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2019-7443, FEDORA-2019-19b1d53695, FEDORA-2019-8e683d3810, openSUSE-SU-2019:0242-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0247-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1051-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1277-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28524.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions of KDE KAuth, in order to escalate his privileges.
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