D-Bus GLib Bindings property security bypass
|glib-property-security-bypass (61041)||Medium Risk|
D-Bus GLib Bindings could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to respect the access flag on property specifications. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to modify exported properties.
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- Freedesktop Web site: GLib.
- Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 585394: CVE-2010-1172 dbus-glib: property access not validated.
- BID-42347: dbus-glib 'access' Flag Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-1172: DBus-GLib 0.73 disregards the access flag of exported GObject properties, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and possibly cause a denial of service by modifying properties, as demonstrated by properties of the (1) DeviceKit-Power, (2) NetworkManager, and (3) ModemManager services.
- OSVDB ID: 67026: dbus-glib D-Bus GLib Bindings Property Local Access Restriction Bypass
- RHSA-2010-0616: Moderate: dbus-glib security update
- SA40908: dbus-glib D-Bus GLib Bindings Property Access Security Bypass
- SA42397: SUSE Update for Multiple Packages
- SUSE-SR:2010:019: SUSE Security Summary Report
- SUSE-SR:2010:020: SUSE Security Summary Report
- SUSE-SR:2010:022: SUSE Security Summary Report
- SUSE-SR:2011:007: SUSE Security Summary Report
- Freedesktop D-Bus Glib 0.86
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
Aug 10, 2010
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