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Pardus: 2011-93: D-bus: Denial of Service Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A vulnerability has been fixed in d-bus.
Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2011-93  
      Date: 2011-07-11
  Severity: 3
      Type: Local

A vulnerability has been fixed in d-bus.


It was found that D-BUS message bus service / messaging facility did not
update the byte-order flag of the message properly by swapping the byte
order of incoming  messages  into  their  native  endiannes.  A  local,
authenticated user could use this  flaw  to  send  a  specially-crafted
message to a system service (like Avahi or NetworkManager),  using  the
system bus, potentially leading to disconnect of such  a  service  from
system bus (denial of service).

Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    dbus, all before

There are update(s) for dbus. You can update them via Package Manager or
with a single command from console:

    pisi up dbus


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