[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201503-02 ] D-Bus: Denial of Service

Fabricante: Gentoo
Fecha: 07/03/2015
Identificador: GLSA 201503-02
[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201503-02 ] D-Bus: Denial of Service
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201503-02 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: D-Bus: Denial of Service Date: March 07, 2015 Bugs: #539482 ID: 201503-02 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== A vulnerability has been found in D-Bus, possibly resulting in local Denial of Service. Background ========== D-Bus is a message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to one another. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 sys-apps/dbus < 1.8.16 >= 1.8.16 Description =========== D-Bus doesn't validate the source of ActivationFailure signals. 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-1.8.16" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2015-0245 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-0245 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201503-02.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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2015 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