Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : dbus-glib vulnerability (USN-1753-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Sebastian Krahmer and Bastien Nocera discovered that DBus-GLib did not
properly validate the message sender when the 'NameOwnerChanged'
signal was received. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
escalate their privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected libdbus-glib-1-2 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64929 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57985

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0292