apt-xapian-index before 0.45ubuntu2.1, 0.44ubuntu7.1, and
0.44ubuntu5.1 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a
polkit authority, which allows local users to bypass intended access
restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race
condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, a related
issue to CVE-2013-4288.
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