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Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 15:26:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: policykit (minor)

----- "Kees Cook" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Dan Rosenberg found[1] a minor information disclosure vulnerability
> in pkexec, which has been fixed[2] upstream.  It would disclose the
> existence of files a given user would normally not be able to
> confirm:
> $ pkexec /home/drosenbe/secret/hidden
> (password prompt)
> $ pkexec /home/drosenbe/secret/doesnotexist
> Error getting information about /home/drosenbe/secret/doesnotexist: No
> such file or directory
> Thanks,
> -Kees
> [1] Ubuntu bug:
> [2]

Please use CVE-2010-0750



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