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RHSA-2011:0376: dbus security update

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RHSA-2011:0376: dbus security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/30/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/01/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

D-Bus is a system for sending messages between applications. It is used forthe system-wide message bus service and as a per-user-login-sessionmessaging facility.A denial of service flaw was discovered in the system for sending messagesbetween applications. A local user could send a message with an excessivenumber of nested variants to the system-wide message bus, causing themessage bus (and, consequently, any process using libdbus to receivemessages) to abort. (CVE-2010-4352)All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain abackported patch to correct this issue. For the update to take effect, allrunning instances of dbus-daemon and all running applications using thelibdbus library must be restarted, or the system rebooted.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-dbus
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-dbus-x11

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