FreeBSD : dbus-glib -- privledge escalation (77bb0541-c1aa-11e3-a5ac-001b21614864)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Sebastian Krahmer reports :

A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way dbus-glib, the D-Bus
add-on library to integrate the standard D-Bus library with the GLib
thread abstraction and main loop, performed filtering of the message
sender (message source subject), when the NameOwnerChanged signal was
received. A local attacker could use this flaw to escalate their
privileges.

See also :

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60916
http://www.nessus.org/u?70501aed

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73550 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0292

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