Scientific Linux Security Update : dbus on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Havoc Pennington discovered a flaw in the way the dbus-daemon applies
its security policy. A user with the ability to connect to the
dbus-daemon may be able to execute certain method calls they should
normally not have permission to access. (CVE-2008-0595)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9b58dece

Solution :

Update the affected dbus, dbus-devel and / or dbus-x11 packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60365 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0595