Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : dbus vulnerability (USN-799-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 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 :

It was discovered that the D-Bus library did not correctly validate
signatures. If a local user sent a specially crafted D-Bus key, they
could spoof a valid signature and bypass security policies.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39786 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31602

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1189