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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201110-14

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201110-14
Posted Oct 21, 2011
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201110-14 - Multiple vulnerabilities were found in D-Bus, the worst of which allowing for a symlink attack. Versions less than 1.4.12 are affected.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2010-4352, CVE-2011-2200, CVE-2011-2533
SHA-256 | 55b8075783df5c6f9b4afa7745043043619b3aca7b24e38ad62b9bcd97d97883

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201110-14

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Severity: Normal
Title: D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 21, 2011
Bugs: #348766, #371261, #372743
ID: 201110-14

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in D-Bus, the worst of which
allowing for a symlink attack.

Background
==========

D-Bus is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to
each other.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 sys-apps/dbus < 1.4.12 >= 1.4.12

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

The vulnerabilities allow for local Denial of Service (daemon crash),
or arbitrary file overwriting.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/dbus-1.4.12"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2010-4352
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4352
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-2200
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2200
[ 3 ] CVE-2011-2533
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2533

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-14.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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