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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1172

Original release date: 08/20/2010
Last revised: 01/14/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

DBus-GLib 0.73 disregards the access flag of exported GObject properties, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and possibly cause a denial of service by modifying properties, as demonstrated by properties of the (1) DeviceKit-Power, (2) NetworkManager, and (3) ModemManager services.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100113103
External Source: BID
Name: 42347
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=585394
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2063
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus-glib/commit/?h=rhel5&id=9a6bce9b615abca6068348c1606ba8eaf13d9ae0
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40925
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42397
External Source: XF
Name: glib-property-security-bypass(61041)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3097
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:022
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0616
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40908
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:019
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:020

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