Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : dbus vulnerability (USN-1176-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that DBus did not properly validate the byte order
of messages under certain circumstances. An attacker could exploit
this to cause a denial of service via application crash or potentially
obtain access to sensitive information.

Solution :

Update the affected dbus package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55700 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48216

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2200