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|Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-05 ] D-Bus
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-05)
Exploitable: local, remote
Multiple vulnerabilities in D-Bus might allow an attacker to
overwrite files with a fixed filename in arbitrary directories or conduct a
D-Bus is a message bus system which processes can use to talk to each
Vulnerable: < 1.10.18
Unaffected: >= 1.10.18
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review
the original report referenced below for details.
An attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary files named “once”
with content not controlled by the attacker.
A local attacker could perform a symlink attack against D-Bus’ test
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-1.10.18"