GLSA-201503-02 : D-Bus: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201503-02
(D-Bus: Denial of Service)

D-Bus doesn’t validate the source of ActivationFailure signals.

Impact :

A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-02

Solution :

All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/dbus-1.8.16'

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: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81687 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72545

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0245

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