Bug#905058: policykit-1: brlapi connections do not work any more

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Wed Aug 1 17:29:39 BST 2018

On Wed, 01 Aug 2018 at 18:13:47 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Control: reassign -1 905058 brltty
> Control: tags -1 + patch pending
> Samuel Thibault, le mar. 31 juil. 2018 02:42:06 +0200, a ecrit:
> > As reported also on
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/policykit-1/+bug/1782320
> > , on upgrading from policykit 0.105-20 to 0.105-21, brlapi connections
> > have stopped working.
> So it seems it is a misuse of the policykit API from brltty, I will
> upload a fixed package.

Thanks. Would you like us to add a versioned Breaks in polkit?

Please could you also prepare the same fix for stretch? We'll need that
to avoid regressing when we upload a polkit with this CVE fix there.

codesearch.debian.net didn't show me any examples of this bug in
packages other than brltty.


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