17 June 2013
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2013.0837 dbus vulnerability 17 June 2013 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: dbus Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2013-2168 Reference: ESB-2013.0831 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1874-1/ - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1874-1 13th June, 2013 dbus vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 13.04 Ubuntu 12.10 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary DBus could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input. Software description dbus - simple interprocess messaging system Details Alexandru Cornea discovered that DBus incorrectly handled certain messages. A local attacker could use this issue to cause system services to crash, resulting in a denial of service. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: Ubuntu 13.04: libdbus-1-3 1.6.8-1ubuntu6.1 Ubuntu 12.10: libdbus-1-3 1.6.4-1ubuntu4.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libdbus-1-3 1.4.18-1ubuntu1.4 To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes. References CVE-2013-2168 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: email@example.com Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQIVAwUBUb5av+4yVqjM2NGpAQKywA/+LxSJL2wd2GJfVjFO7bo30EPa3PqSAzj2 BKiXtwry1TiEwDvq6iD93oLQQAlo+SNKP9V/2cB3iGQHxcuBPrTu/tIK0LZ2trgQ LRtvU8h8mBSkEJsuuWHD6L2wfcL4YBvgDPb1HfdKPv5JK9vuegbE0g7y72jx4Qyo AQ3f7dMs5Qrcn0YU2ISF7ZVRUzWfZMeUs8nW8cLwJr+ac26aLYh0bCDtWEgSWJL1 QkOhEtv21H62ukE4Xrcuy3O4U1BPhEpT0knt88ZNExLmdGe7bxfUXLQ9Mw0Z6lCR qoGty2qMXr2xB0VQUc1fDpVI2qezBFIer/RV7d3uxMkEZ/q9TV6GEc1fK8hAPY0M cpI2YKeies2qfLXBo2asnrPvpTOYUHPDtXq9lcq7DxM399yE8ySZOL1WXAJHO6Dc Cmx9Os+TH87cNOvhTYqK0EIXUldmkyBy9DwjZ7cv9XrAhh+Iaiuqaeop56xIS+JZ 7ZDs1IjSez3RSXQRPn+b6+891SCSCU2qNjCLP4K3+Z/yLrqwaD6DosDSpFdGSyHK 22r2xExDfjd0jQVElYB2c/caxQwklOexIYr1ry/XzPp8DLWhodq74FyZ3PpbxY8p avgsBb5UgMbjkup65wrEJp68Db9wHA4Z9FkU2m5hzOenZOrEBuUPC+JyD252uHU/ vsqm9MjlQ28= =qKmU -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----