Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus (MDVSA-2013:177)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated dbus packages fix security vulnerability.

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. Depending on the
dbus services running, it could lead to complete system crash
(CVE-2013-2168).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0173.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66977 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60546

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2168

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