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computer vulnerability bulletin 28258

polkit: privilege escalation via Start Time Reuse

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Start Time Reuse of polkit, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted software: Fedora.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: privileged access/rights, user access/rights.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 14/01/2019.
Références of this announce: FEDORA-2019-e957cecffd, VIGILANCE-VUL-28258.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Start Time Reuse of polkit, in order to escalate his privileges.
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