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dbus-glib D-Bus GLib Bindings Property Access Security Bypass

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Release Date:  2010-08-11    Last Update:  2011-04-07    Views:  3,552

Secunia Advisory SA40908

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in dbus-glib D-Bus GLib Bindings, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security features.

The security issue is caused due to the library not properly honoring property access specifications, which can be exploited to e.g. modify exported properties, although they are intended to be read only.


Solution:
Update to version 0.88 or later. Applications using the library may have to be rebuilt using a patched version of the library.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Red Hat

Original Advisory:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=585394
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus-glib/commit/?h=rhel5&id=9a6bce9b615abca6068348c1606ba8eaf13d9ae0

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