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PostPosted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201503-02 ] D-Bus Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: D-Bus: Denial of Service (GLSA 201503-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: March 07, 2015
Bug(s): #539482
ID: 201503-02

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in D-Bus, possibly resulting in
local Denial of Service.


Background

D-Bus is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to
one another.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-apps/dbus
Vulnerable: < 1.8.16
Unaffected: >= 1.8.16
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

D-Bus doesn’t validate the source of ActivationFailure signals.

Impact

A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

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-1.8.16"
   


References

CVE-2015-0245


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