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[OpenPKG-SA-2006.041] OpenPKG Security Advisory (dbus)
From: OpenPKG GmbH <openpkg-noreply () openpkg com>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 11:19:42 +0100

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Publisher Name:          OpenPKG GmbH
Publisher Home:          http://openpkg.com/

Advisory Id (public):    OpenPKG-SA-2006.041
Advisory Type:           OpenPKG Security Advisory (SA)
Advisory Directory:      http://openpkg.com/go/OpenPKG-SA
Advisory Document:       http://openpkg.com/go/OpenPKG-SA-2006.041
Advisory Published:      2006-12-21 11:19 UTC

Issue Id (internal):     OpenPKG-SI-20061221.02
Issue First Created:     2006-12-21
Issue Last Modified:     2006-12-21
Issue Revision:          02
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Subject Name:            D-Bus
Subject Summary:         message bus system
Subject Home:            http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/dbus
Subject Versions:        * < 1.0.2

Vulnerability Id:        CVE-2006-6107
Vulnerability Scope:     global (not OpenPKG specific)

Attack Feasibility:      run-time
Attack Vector:           local system
Attack Impact:           denial of service

Description:
    Kimmo Hämäläinen found [0] a vendor-confirmed Denial of Service
    (DoS) vulnerability in the D-Bus [1] message bus system, versions
    before 1.0.2. The flaw is in the "match_rule_equal" function in
    "bus/signals.c" and allows local applications to remove match rules
    for other applications and cause a DoS via lost process messages.

References:
    [0] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9142
    [1] http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/dbus
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Primary Package Name:    dbus
Primary Package Home:    http://openpkg.org/go/package/dbus

Corrected Distribution:  Corrected Branch: Corrected Package:
OpenPKG Community        2-STABLE-20061018 dbus-1.0.2-2.20061221
OpenPKG Community        2-STABLE          dbus-1.0.2-2.20061221
OpenPKG Community        CURRENT           dbus-1.0.2-20061213
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