dbus-glib message sender privilege escalation
|dbus-message-sender-priv-esc (82135)||Medium Risk|
dbus-glib could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by the improper filtering of the message sender when the NameOwnerChanged signal was received. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges on the system.
Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.
- freedesktop.org Web site: Software/dbus.
- Offensive Exploit Database [06-02-2014]: dbus-glib pam_fprintd - Local Root Exploit.
- Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 911658: CVE-2013-0292 dbus-glib: Local privilege escalation due improper filtering of message sender when NameOwnerChanged signal received.
- BID-57985: dbus-glib CVE-2013-0292 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2013-0292: The dbus_g_proxy_manager_filter function in dbus-gproxy in Dbus-glib before 0.100.1 does not properly verify the sender of NameOwnerChanged signals, which allows local users to gain privileges via a spoofed signal.
- RHSA-2013-0568: Important: dbus-glib security update
- SA52225: dbus-glib D-Bus GLib Bindings "NameOwnerChanged" Signal Handling Vulnerability
- freedesktop.org dbus-glib
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
Feb 18, 2013
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