GLSA-201406-01 : D-Bus, GLib: Privilege escalation
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74258
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-01 (D-Bus, GLib: Privilege escalation)
When libdbus is used in a setuid program, a user can gain escalated privileges by leveraging the DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS variable. GLib can be used in a setuid context with D-Bus, and so can trigger this vulnerability. Please review the CVE identifier below for more details.
A local attacker could gain escalated privileges and execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/dbus-1.6.8' All GLib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/glib-2.32.4-r1'