Multiple vulnerabilities were found in D-Bus, the worst of which allowing for a symlink attack.
|Package||sys-apps/dbus on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.4.12|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.4.12|
D-Bus is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to each other.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
The vulnerabilities allow for local Denial of Service (daemon crash), or arbitrary file overwriting.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/dbus-1.4.12"