Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dbus (MDVSA-2013:177)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 66977
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated 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).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.