Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:15:10 +0200 From: Elad Alfassa <elad@...oraproject.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: What is the "Grinch" polkit/wheel group issue? This is not a vulnerability, this is expected behaviour. On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM, Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> wrote: > > Hi, > > This probably needs a CVE too, or does it have one? > > https://www.alertlogic.com/blog/dont-let-grinch-steal-christmas/ > > http://www.pcworld.com/article/2860032/this-linux-grinch-could-put-a-hole-in-your-security-stocking.html > > Although it seems that the user is in the "wheel" group for this to be > exploitable > and is hard to specify what actions should be safed by another query or > which should not. > > Ciao, Marcus > -- -Elad Alfassa.
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