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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated dbus-glib packages that fix one security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System
(CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is
available from the CVE link in the References section.
dbus-glib is an add-on library to integrate the standard D-Bus library
with the GLib main loop and threading model.
A flaw was found in the way dbus-glib filtered the message sender
(message source subject) when the 'NameOwnerChanged' signal was
received. This could trick a system service using dbus-glib (such as
fprintd) into believing a signal was sent from a privileged process,
when it was not. A local attacker could use this flaw to escalate
their privileges. (CVE-2013-0292)
All dbus-glib users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running
applications linked against dbus-glib, such as fprintd and
NetworkManager, must be restarted for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected dbus-glib, dbus-glib-debuginfo and / or
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64904 ()
Bugtraq ID: 57985
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0292
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