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CVE Reference: CVE-2012-3524

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-3524

Description:
libdbus 1.5.x and earlier, when used in setuid or other privileged programs in X.org and possibly other products, allows local users to gain privileges and execute arbitrary code via the DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS environment variable. NOTE: libdbus maintainers state that this is a vulnerability in the applications that do not cleanse environment variables, not in libdbus itself: "we do not support use of libdbus in setuid binaries that do not sanitize their environment before their first call into libdbus."

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1576-2
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1576-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00000.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00015.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00009.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00094.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA50537
  Secunia Advisory: SA50544
  Secunia Advisory: SA50710

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1261.html

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/17/2
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/14/2
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/12/6
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/26/1
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/10/4

MISC
  http://stealth.openwall.net/null/dzug.c

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:083
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:070

EXPLOIT-DB
  http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/21323

CONFIRM

BID
  55517


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