Plugins Database As of 11-20-2019

Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1818-1] dbus security update)

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  • ID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.891818

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'dbus' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1818-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Joe Vennix discovered an authentication bypass vulnerability in dbus, an asynchronous inter-process communication system. The implementation of the DBUS_COOKIE_SHA1 authentication mechanism was susceptible to a symbolic link attack. A local attacker could take advantage of this flaw to bypass authentication and connect to a DBusServer with elevated privileges.

Affected Versions:
'dbus' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.22-0+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your dbus Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.6
Published
2019-06-15 02:00:08
Modified
2019-06-15 02:00:08
CVE
CVE-2019-12749

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