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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for dbus (DLA-2235-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'dbus' package(s) announced via the DLA-2235-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that there was a file descriptor leak in the D-Bus message bus. An unprivileged local attacker could use this to attack the system DBus daemon, leading to denial of service for all users of the machine.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'dbus' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in dbus version 1.8.22-0+deb8u3. We recommend that you upgrade your dbus packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)