./security/polkit, Authorization Manager

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 0.116nb4, Package name: polkit-0.116nb4, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

PolicyKit is a toolkit for defining and handling authorizations. It
is used for allowing unprivileged processes to speak to privileged
processes.


Required to run:
[devel/glib2] [lang/mozjs60]

Required to build:
[textproc/docbook-xsl] [textproc/libxslt] [pkgtools/cwrappers] [lang/gcc5]

Package options: pam

Master sites:

SHA1: 7fafbf4d2b9a308ad4ad3a174b01970b78c09eea
RMD160: 2cbf1170514cd2d4c2bac82927bc2669990b28e1
Filesize: 1512.022 KB

Version history: (Expand)


CVS history: (Expand)


   2020-08-31 20:13:29 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3631) | Package updated
Log message:
*: bump PKGREVISION for perl-5.32.
   2020-06-02 10:25:05 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (1689)
Log message:
Revbump for icu
   2020-05-13 06:36:41 by Roland Illig | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
security/polkit: skip check for unknown configure options
   2020-05-04 04:11:00 by David H. Gutteridge | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
polkit: align GCC_REQD with USE_LANGUAGES
   2020-04-19 00:08:29 by Joerg Sonnenberger | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
Needs C++14 at least with mozjs60
   2020-04-12 10:29:21 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (956) | Package updated
Log message:
Recursive revision bump after textproc/icu update
   2020-04-06 07:33:26 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1) | Package updated
Log message:
polkit: bump PKGREVISION for mozjs60 dependency change
   2020-04-05 08:14:08 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (4) | Package updated
Log message:
polkit: update to 0.116.

This is polkit 0.116.

Highlights:
 Fix of CVE-2018-19788, high UIDs caused overflow in polkit;
 Fix of CVE-2019-6133, kernel vulnerability (Slowfork) allowed local privilege \ 
escalation.

Changes since polkit 0.115:

 Kyle Walker:
    Leaking zombie child processes

 Jan Rybar:
    Possible resource leak found by static analyzer
    Output messages tuneup
    Sanity fixes
    pkttyagent tty echo disabled on SIGINT

 Ray Strode:
    HACKING: add link to Code of Conduct

 Philip Withnall:
    polkitbackend: comment typos fix

 Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek:
    configure.ac: fix detection of systemd with cgroups v2
    CVE-2018-19788 High UIDs overflow fix

 Colin Walters:
    CVE-2019-6133 Slowfork vulnerability fix

 Matthew Leeds:
    Allow unset process-uid

 Emmanuele Bassi
    Port the JS authority to mozjs-60

 Göran Uddeborg:
    Use JS_EncodeStringToUTF8

Many thanks to all contributors!

Jan Rybar et al.,
April 25, 2019