Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus (MDVSA-2013:177)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66977


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


Updated dbus packages fix security vulnerability.

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. Depending on the dbus services running, it could lead to complete system crash (CVE-2013-2168).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66977

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-177.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/06/26

Modified: 2014/08/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dbus, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dbus-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dbus-x11, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64dbus-1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64dbus-1_3, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2168

BID: 60546

MDVSA: 2013:177