FreeBSD : dbus -- match_rule_equal() Weakness (5b47b70d-8ba9-11db-81d5-00123ffe8333)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 23871


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

D-Bus have a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

An error within the 'match_rule_equal()' function can be exploited to disable the ability of other processes to receive messages by removing their matches from D-Bus.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 23871

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5b47b70d8ba911db81d500123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/12/16

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dbus, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6107

Secunia: 23373