USN-4398-1: DBus vulnerability
16 June 2020
DBus could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
- dbus - simple interprocess messaging system
Kevin Backhouse discovered that DBus incorrectly handled file descriptors.
A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DBus to crash,
resulting in 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.
- USN-4398-2: dbus-1-doc, dbus, libdbus-1-dev, libdbus-1-3, dbus-x11