Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus (MDVSA-2013:070)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated dbus packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that the D-Bus library honored environment settings
even when running with elevated privileges. A local attacker could
possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges, by setting
specific environment variables before running a setuid or setgid
application linked against the D-Bus library (libdbus)
(CVE-2012-3524).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66084 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55517

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3524

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