GLSA-201706-05 : D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100648


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-05 (D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review the original report referenced below for details.
Impact :

An attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary files named “once”
with content not controlled by the attacker.
A local attacker could perform a symlink attack against D-Bus’ test suite.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/dbus-1.10.18'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100648

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201706-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/06/07

Modified: 2017/06/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:dbus, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/06

Reference Information

GLSA: 201706-05