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Mandriva: 2013:177: dbus Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated dbus packages fix security vulnerability. Alexandru Cornea discovered a vulnerability in libdbus caused by an implementation bug in _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound(). This vulnerability can be exploited by a local user to crash system [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:177
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : dbus
 Date    : June 25, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated dbus packages fix security vulnerability.
 
 Alexandru Cornea discovered a vulnerability in libdbus caused by
 an implementation bug in _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound(). This
 vulnerability can be exploited by a local user to crash system
 services that use libdbus, causing denial of service. Depending on
 the dbus services running, it could lead to complete system crash
 (CVE-2013-2168).
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-2168
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0173.html
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 6e569daec73e8128d62aadac32337dfc  mbs1/x86_64/dbus-1.4.16-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 5b6e72fdacad1b24d5cb87446e56ab68  mbs1/x86_64/dbus-doc-1.4.16-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 ccbba9375dd7c6e355797c6215501780  mbs1/x86_64/dbus-x11-1.4.16-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 89e5be95e460251ac2de05bcf523cf84  mbs1/x86_64/lib64dbus-1_3-1.4.16-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 e2883a10a4c5c0b45b07aa1ed66a6dba  mbs1/x86_64/lib64dbus-1-devel-1.4.16-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 6305ba23e81d096a3081db88a3904a5d  mbs1/SRPMS/dbus-1.4.16-6.2.mbs1.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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