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RHSA-2007:0008: dbus security update

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RHSA-2007:0008: dbus security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/13/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/23/2007
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated dbus packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

D-BUS is a system for sending messages between applications. It is used both for the systemwide message bus service, and as a per-user-login-session messaging facility. Kimmo Hamalainen discovered a flaw in the way D-BUS processes certain messages. It is possible for a local unprivileged D-BUS process to disrupt the ability of another D-BUS process to receive messages. (CVE-2006-6107) Users of dbus are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-dbus
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-glib
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-python
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-x11

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