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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0595

Original release date: 02/29/2008
Last revised: 05/05/2014


dbus-daemon in D-Bus before 1.0.3, and 1.1.x before 1.1.20, recognizes send_interface attributes in allow directives in the security policy only for fully qualified method calls, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via a method call with a NULL interface.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019512
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1418
External Source: BID
Name: 28023
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.j5live.com/2008/02/27/announce-d-bus-1120-conisten-water-released/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2282
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2070
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-653-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0099
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:054
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:006
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0159
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9353
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2043
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1599
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080307 rPSA-2008-0099-1 dbus dbus-glib dbus-qt dbus-x11
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0694
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dbus] 20080227 [ANNOUNCE] CVE-2008-0595 D-Bus Security Releases - D-Bus 1.0.3 and D-Bus 1.1.20
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0099

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9353
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)