USN-1961-1: systemd vulnerability
18 September 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
systemd could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.
- systemd - system and service manager
It was discovered that systemd was using polkit in an unsafe manner. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass intended polkit authorizations.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.