Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : dbus vulnerabilities (USN-653-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Havoc Pennington discovered that the D-Bus daemon did not correctly
validate certain security policies. If a local user sent a specially
crafted D-Bus request, they could bypass security policies that had a
'send_interface' defined. (CVE-2008-0595)

It was discovered that the D-Bus library did not correctly validate
certain corrupted signatures. If a local user sent a specially crafted
D-Bus request, they could crash applications linked against the D-Bus
library, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2008-3834).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36805 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0595
CVE-2008-3834