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 :

A denial-of-service flaw was discovered in the system for sending
messages between applications. A local user could send a message with
a malformed signature to the bus causing the bus (and, consequently,
any process using libdbus to receive messages) to abort.
(CVE-2008-3834)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c580ab75

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60510 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3834