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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0008

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0008.

D-BUS is a system for sending messages between applications. It is used
both for the systemwide message bus service, and as a
per-user-login-session messaging facility.

Kimmo Hämäläinen discovered a flaw in the way D-BUS processes certain
messages. It is possible for a local unprivileged D-BUS process to disrupt
the ability of another D-BUS process to receive messages. (CVE-2006-6107)

Users of dbus are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Low

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-6107
BugTraq ID: 21571
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:1418 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: dbus-matchruleequal-dos(30874)
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