USN-2275-1: DBus vulnerabilities
8 July 2014
Several security issues were fixed in DBus.
- dbus - simple interprocess messaging system
Alban Crequy discovered that dbus-daemon incorrectly sent AccessDenied
errors to the service instead of the client when enforcing permissions. A
local user can use this issue to possibly deny access to the service.
Alban Crequy discovered that dbus-daemon incorrectly handled certain file
descriptors. A local attacker could use this issue to cause services or
clients to disconnect, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3532,
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.