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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-070

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-070
Posted Apr 8, 2013
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-070 - It was discovered that the D-Bus library honored environment settings even when running with elevated privileges. A local attacker could possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges, by setting specific environment variables before running a setuid or setgid application linked against the D-Bus library (libdbus).

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2012-3524
MD5 | 94bc887399db30eff5d355ba858395bd

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-070

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2013:070
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : dbus
Date : April 8, 2013
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated dbus packages fix security vulnerability:

It was discovered that the D-Bus library honored environment settings
even when running with elevated privileges. A local attacker could
possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges, by setting
specific environment variables before running a setuid or setgid
application linked against the D-Bus library (libdbus) (CVE-2012-3524).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3524
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0282
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
aa22d5b5aa42a0ae2d4d6d386d2ced8f mbs1/x86_64/dbus-1.4.16-6.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
aaa51efd33c5e8ae5d8a03ce92e39af8 mbs1/x86_64/dbus-doc-1.4.16-6.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
3b041f317d9fd9a4d1233aa8b30b660c mbs1/x86_64/dbus-x11-1.4.16-6.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
2f81ac45a97ebfada7f7aa3b028887fc mbs1/x86_64/lib64dbus-1_3-1.4.16-6.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
772aef1caec3c44749195326b3354a7c mbs1/x86_64/lib64dbus-1-devel-1.4.16-6.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
49cd426eeb1e76601536866811fc4bad mbs1/SRPMS/dbus-1.4.16-6.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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