FreeBSD : dbus -- local dos (4e9e410b-d462-11e2-8d57-080027019be0)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Simon McVittie reports :

Alexandru Cornea discovered a vulnerability in libdbus caused by an
implementation bug in _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound(). This
vulnerability can be exploited by a local user to crash system
services that use libdbus, causing denial of service. It is
platform-specific: x86-64 Linux is known to be affected.

See also :

http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dbus/2013-June/015696.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6bb978e5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66889 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2168

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