|Date: (C)2008-04-11 (M)2017-08-08|
|CVSS Score: 4.6||Access Vector: LOCAL|
|Exploitability Subscore: 3.9||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 6.4||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: PARTIAL|
| ||Integrity: PARTIAL|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
Format string vulnerability in the grant helper (polkit-grant-helper.c) in PolicyKit 0.7 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format strings in a password.