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From: Stefan Behte <craig@g.o>
Subject: [ GLSA 201110-14 ] D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 23:17:54 +0200
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201110-14
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: D-Bus: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: October 21, 2011
     Bugs: #348766, #371261, #372743
       ID: 201110-14

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in D-Bus, the worst of which
allowing for a symlink attack.

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  sys-apps/dbus                < 1.4.12                  >= 1.4.12

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

The vulnerabilities allow for local Denial of Service (daemon crash),
or arbitrary file overwriting.

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-1.4.12"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2010-4352
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4352
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-2200
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2200
[ 3 ] CVE-2011-2533
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2533

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-14.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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