[USN-1957-1] Jockey vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Sep 18 15:07:06 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1957-1
September 18, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Jockey could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.
- jockey: user interface and desktop integration for driver management
It was discovered that Jockey was using polkit in an unsafe manner. A local
attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass intended polkit
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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