Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : dbus vulnerability (USN-1874-1)

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 :

Alexandru Cornea discovered that DBus incorrectly handled certain
messages. A local attacker could use this issue to cause system
services to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libdbus-1-3 package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66892 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60546

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2168