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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for dbus (ALAS-2012-128) (CVE-2012-3524)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for dbus (ALAS-2012-128) (CVE-2012-3524)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/18/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

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."

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-libs

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dbus-libs

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