Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus (MDVSA-2009:256-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 42046
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in dbus :
The _dbus_validate_signature_with_reason function (dbus-marshal-validate.c) in D-Bus (aka DBus) uses incorrect logic to validate a basic type, which allows remote attackers to spoof a signature via a crafted key. NOTE: this is due to an incorrect fix for CVE-2008-3834 (CVE-2009-1189).
This update provides a fix for this vulnerability.
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.