D-Bus: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201412-12

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in D-Bus, possibly resulting in local Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

sys-apps/dbus on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.8.10
Unaffected versions >= 1.8.10

Background

D-Bus is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to one another.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in D-Bus. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/dbus-1.8.10"
 

References

Release Date
December 13, 2014

Latest Revision
December 13, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local

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