Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : dbus vulnerability (USN-401-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Kimmo Hämäläinen discovered that local users could delete other
users' D-Bus match rules. Applications would stop receiving D-Bus
messages, resulting in a local denial of service, and potential data
loss for applications that depended on D-Bus for storing information.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.7

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27989 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6107