Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201909-08 ] D-Bus
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: D-Bus: Authentication bypass (GLSA 201909-08)
An authentication bypass was discovered in D-Bus.
D-Bus is a message bus system which processes can use to talk to each
Vulnerable: < 1.12.16
Unaffected: >= 1.12.16
Architectures: All supported architectures
It was discovered that a local attacker could manipulate symbolic links
in their own home directory to bypass authentication and connect to a
DBusServer with elevated privileges.
A local attacker can bypass authentication mechanisms and elevate
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-1.12.16"