USN-2425-1: DBus vulnerability
27 November 2014
DBus could be made to stop responding under certain conditions.
- dbus - simple interprocess messaging system
It was discovered that DBus incorrectly handled a large number of file
descriptor messages. A local attacker could use this issue to cause DBus to
stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-7824)
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.