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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1599-1 (dbus)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to dbus announced via advisory DSA 1599-1.

Insight

Insight

Havoc Pennington discovered that DBus, a simple interprocess messaging system, performs insufficient validation of security policies, which might allow local privilege escalation. For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2-1+etch1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.20-1. We recommend that you upgrade your dbus packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201599-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)