GLSA-202305-04 : dbus-broker: Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 175033


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202305-04 (dbus-broker: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

- An issue was discovered in dbus-broker before 31. It depends on c-uitl/c-shquote to parse the DBus service's Exec line. c-shquote contains a stack-based buffer over-read if a malicious Exec line is supplied. (CVE-2022-31212)

- An issue was discovered in dbus-broker before 31. Multiple NULL pointer dereferences can be found when supplying a malformed XML config file. (CVE-2022-31213)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


All dbus-broker users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose >=sys-apps/dbus-broker-31

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 175033

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202305-04.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 5/3/2023

Updated: 5/3/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-31213


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-31212, CVE-2022-31213