USN-1044-1: D-Bus vulnerability
18 January 2011
A local attacker could send crafted input to D-Bus and cause it to crash.
- dbus - simple interprocess messaging system
Remi Denis-Courmont discovered that D-Bus did not properly validate the
number of nested variants when validating D-Bus messages. A local attacker
could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.