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Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 21:07:59 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: privilege escalation in sectool

On 04/03/2012 04:54 PM, Vincent Danen wrote:
> Colin Guthrie reported that sectool would elevate user privileges when
> it was installed on a system, due to an incorrect DBus file
> (specifically org.fedoraproject.sectool.mechanism.conf).  This could
> allow a user with no additional privileges to elevate theirs (for
> instance to restart a service they would not normally have permission to
> restart).
> Further details are in the bug, and a patch is available:
> Since this was reported and committed publicly, I'm requesting a CVE in
> case one has already been assigned.
> Thanks.

Please use CVE-2012-1615 for this issue.

Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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