Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1448-1 policykit-1 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jul 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1116.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a denial of service vulnerability in policykit-1, a framework for managing administrative policies and privileges.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this issue has been fixed in policykit-1 version 0.105-15~deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your policykit-1 packages.