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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-46 ] D-Bus Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: D-Bus: Denial of service (GLSA 202007-46)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: 2020-07-27
Bug(s): #727104
ID: 202007-46

Synopsis

A local Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in D-Bus.

Background

D-Bus is a message bus system which processes can use to talk to each
other.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-apps/dbus
Vulnerable: < 1.12.18
Unaffected: >= 1.12.18
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

D-Bus does not correctly dispose of old connections meaning that it is
possible for D-Bus to hit a connection limit.


Impact

An attacker could cause a possible Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All D-Bus users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/dbus-1.12.18"
   


References

CVE-2020-12049
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