Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus-glib (MDVSA-2013:071)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66085


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


Updated dbus-glib packages fix security vulnerability :

A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way dbus-glib, the D-Bus add-on library to integrate the standard D-Bus library with the GLib thread abstraction and main loop, performed filtering of the message sender (message source subject), when the NameOwnerChanged signal was received. A local attacker could use this flaw to escalate their privileges (CVE-2013-0292).


Update the affected lib64dbus-glib and / or lib64dbus-glib1_2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66085

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-071.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2014/06/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64dbus-glib, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64dbus-glib1_2, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0292

BID: 57985

MDVSA: 2013:071

MGASA: 2013-0057