Scientific Linux Security Update : dbus on SL5.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60365


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Havoc Pennington discovered a flaw in the way the dbus-daemon applies its security policy. A user with the ability to connect to the dbus-daemon may be able to execute certain method calls they should normally not have permission to access. (CVE-2008-0595)


Update the affected dbus, dbus-devel and / or dbus-x11 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60365

File Name: sl_20080227_dbus_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0595

CWE: 264