Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Sebastian Krahmer discovered that DBus incorrectly handled environment
variables when running with elevated privileges. A local attacker
could possibly exploit this flaw with a setuid binary and gain root
Update the affected dbus and / or libdbus-1-3 packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62219 ()
Bugtraq ID: 55517
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3524
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