Home page logo
/

bugtraq logo Bugtraq mailing list archives

[ GLSA 201110-14 ] D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Stefan Behte <craig () gentoo org>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 23:17:54 +0200

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201110-14
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 Severity: Normal
    Title: D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: October 21, 2011
     Bugs: #348766, #371261, #372743
       ID: 201110-14

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in D-Bus, the worst of which
allowing for a symlink attack.

Background
==========

D-Bus is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to
each other.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  sys-apps/dbus                < 1.4.12                  >= 1.4.12

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

The vulnerabilities allow for local Denial of Service (daemon crash),
or arbitrary file overwriting.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/dbus-1.4.12"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2010-4352
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4352
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-2200
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2200
[ 3 ] CVE-2011-2533
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2533

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-14.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: OpenPGP digital signature


  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
  • [ GLSA 201110-14 ] D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities Stefan Behte (Oct 24)
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]
AlienVault