Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus (MDVSA-2009:256-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in dbus :

The _dbus_validate_signature_with_reason function
(dbus-marshal-validate.c) in D-Bus (aka DBus) uses incorrect logic to
validate a basic type, which allows remote attackers to spoof a
signature via a crafted key. NOTE: this is due to an incorrect fix for
CVE-2008-3834 (CVE-2009-1189).

This update provides a fix for this vulnerability.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42046 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-256.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31602

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1189

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