ALAS2-2018-1006


Amazon Linux 2 Security Advisory: ALAS-2018-1006
Advisory Release Date: 2018-04-26 22:42 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2018-1106 

Issue Overview:

Authentication bypass allows to install signed packages without administrator privileges
An authentication bypass flaw has been found in PackageKit that allows users without administrator privileges to install signed packages. A local attacker can use this vulnerability to install vulnerable packages to further compromise a system. (CVE-2018-1106 )


Affected Packages:

PackageKit


Issue Correction:
Run yum update PackageKit to update your system.

New Packages:
src:
    PackageKit-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.src

x86_64:
    PackageKit-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-yum-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-yum-plugin-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-glib-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-cron-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-glib-devel-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-gstreamer-plugin-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-gtk3-module-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-command-not-found-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64
    PackageKit-debuginfo-1.1.5-2.amzn2.0.1.x86_64