Polkit PKExec Vulnerability

Article 170 in Penetration-Testing

2022-01-29 22:58:22 from bugfish
Polkit PKExec Vulnerability
Penetration-Testing / Vulnerabilities
Last Review on: 2022-05-23 11:04:35 | Hits: 127

The most actual systems have an update for this. If not you can close this vulnerability by executing:
chmod 0755 /usr/bin/pkexec

This will remove the SUID Bit from the File.
More info here: https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-4034

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