Advisory Published
CVE Published

CVE-2024-0217: Packagekitd: use-after-free in idle function callback

First published: Wed Jan 03 2024(Updated: )

A use-after-free flaw was found in PackageKitd. In some conditions, the order of cleanup mechanics for a transaction could be impacted. As a result, some memory access could occur on memory regions that were previously freed. Once freed, a memory region can be reused for other allocations and any previously stored data in this memory region is considered lost.

Credit: secalert@redhat.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Packagekit Project Packagekit<1.2.7
Redhat Enterprise Linux=8.0
Redhat Enterprise Linux=9.0
Fedoraproject Fedora=39

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