GLSA-201706-05 : D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-05
(D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review
the original report referenced below for details.

Impact :

An attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary files named “once”
with content not controlled by the attacker.
A local attacker could perform a symlink attack against D-Bus’ test
suite.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/16/4
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-05

Solution :

All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/dbus-1.10.18'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100648 ()

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