GLSA-200901-04 : D-Bus: Denial of Service
Low Nessus Plugin ID 35348
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200901-04 (D-Bus: Denial of Service)
schelte reported that the dbus_signature_validate() function can trigger a failed assertion when processing a message containing a malformed signature.
A local user could send a specially crafted message to the D-Bus daemon, leading to a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/dbus-1.2.3-r1'