Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
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).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6