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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201110-14 ] D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201110-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: October 21, 2011
Bug(s): #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: sys-apps/dbus
Vulnerable: < 1.4.12
Unaffected: >= 1.4.12
Architectures: All supported architectures


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


References

CVE-2010-4352
CVE-2011-2200
CVE-2011-2533
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