Repeated polkitd errors in /var/log/messages

Solution In Progress - Updated -

Issue

  • Following error messages can be seen in /var/log/messages every hour :
polkitd(authority=local): Operator of unix-session:/org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session3 FAILED to authenticate to gain authorization for action org.freedesktop.packagekit.system-sources-refresh for system-bus-name::1.139 [gpk-update-icon].

Environment

  • Red hat Enterprise Linux 6

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