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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2168

Original release date: 07/03/2013
Last revised: 07/11/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound function in dbus/dbus-sysdeps-unix.c in D-Bus (aka DBus) 1.4.x before 1.4.26, 1.6.x before 1.6.12, and 1.7.x before 1.7.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (service crash) via a crafted message.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130613 CVE-2013-2168: dbus: DoS in system services caused by _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:177
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1118
External Source: BID
Name: 60546
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=974109
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 53317
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1874-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-11142
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16881
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 53832
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus/commit/?id=954d75b2b64e4799f360d2a6bf9cff6d9fee37e7
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2707
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dbus] 20130613 CVE-2013-2168: dbus: DoS in system services caused by _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1028667
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-11198

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