Fedora 13 : DeviceKit-power-0.9.0-2.fc13 / dbus-glib-0.86-4.fc13 (2010-12863)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 48390


The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


It was discovered that dbus-glib did not enforce the 'access' flag on exported GObject properties. If such a property were read/write internally but specified as read-only externally, a malicious, local user could use this flaw to modify that property of an application.
Such a change could impact the application's behavior (for example, if an IP address were changed the network may not come up properly after reboot) and possibly lead to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1172) Due to the way dbus-glib translates an application's XML definitions of service interfaces and properties into C code at application build time, applications built against dbus-glib that use read-only properties needed to be rebuilt to fully fix the flaw. This update provides DeviceKit-power packages that have been rebuilt against the updated dbus-glib packages.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected DeviceKit-power and / or dbus-glib packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 48390

File Name: fedora_2010-12863.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/08/23

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:DeviceKit-power, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:dbus-glib, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1172

BID: 42347

OSVDB: 67026

FEDORA: 2010-12863