A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
An attacker could send crafted input to applications using DBus-GLib and
cause them to crash.
- dbus-glib: GLib bindings for DBus
It was discovered that DBus-GLib did not properly verify the access flag of
exported GObject properties under certain circumstances. A local attacker
could exploit this to bypass intended access restrictions or possibly
cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following