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From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1957-1] Jockey vulnerability
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Wednesday 18th September 2013 15:07:06 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1957-1
September 18, 2013

jockey vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Jockey could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.

Software Description:
- jockey: user interface and desktop integration for driver management

Details:

It was discovered that Jockey was using polkit in an unsafe manner. A local
attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass intended polkit
authorizations.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  jockey-common                   0.9.7-0ubuntu7.11

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1957-1
  CVE-2013-1065

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jockey/0.9.7-0ubuntu7.11
 
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