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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702707
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2707-1 (dbus - denial of service)
Summary:Alexandru Cornea discovered a vulnerability in libdbus caused by an;implementation bug in _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound(). This;vulnerability can be exploited by a local user to crash system services;that use libdbus, causing denial of service. Depending on the dbus;services running, it could lead to complete system crash.;;The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by this problem.
Description:Summary:
Alexandru Cornea discovered a vulnerability in libdbus caused by an
implementation bug in _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound(). This
vulnerability can be exploited by a local user to crash system services
that use libdbus, causing denial of service. Depending on the dbus
services running, it could lead to complete system crash.

The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by this problem.

Affected Software/OS:
dbus on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.8-1+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.12-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.12-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dbus packages.

CVSS Score:
1.9

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-2168
BugTraq ID: 60546
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/60546
Debian Security Information: DSA-2707 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2707
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-June/110114.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-June/109896.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:177
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/dbus/2013-June/015696.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/13/2
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A16881
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1028667
http://secunia.com/advisories/53317
http://secunia.com/advisories/53832
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1118 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-07/msg00003.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:1239 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00049.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1874-1
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