FreeBSD : dbus-glib -- privledge escalation (77bb0541-c1aa-11e3-a5ac-001b21614864)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73550


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Sebastian Krahmer reports :

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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73550

File Name: freebsd_pkg_77bb0541c1aa11e3a5ac001b21614864.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/04/16

Modified: 2014/04/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dbus-glib, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-dbus-glib, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0292