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|Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201110-14 ] D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201110-14)
Date: October 21, 2011
Bug(s): #348766, #371261, #372743
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in D-Bus, the worst of which
allowing for a symlink attack.
D-Bus is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to
Vulnerable: < 1.4.12
Unaffected: >= 1.4.12
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
The vulnerabilities allow for local Denial of Service (daemon crash), or
arbitrary file overwriting.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/dbus-1.4.12"