FreeBSD : dbus -- local dos (4e9e410b-d462-11e2-8d57-080027019be0)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66889


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Simon McVittie reports :

Alexandru Cornea discovered a vulnerability in libdbus caused by an implementation bug in _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound(). This vulnerability can be exploited by a local user to crash system services that use libdbus, causing denial of service. It is platform-specific: x86-64 Linux is known to be affected.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66889

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4e9e410bd46211e28d57080027019be0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/06/14

Modified: 2013/07/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dbus, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2168