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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   D-BUS Vendors:
D-Bus Policy Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Restricted Method Calls
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019512
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0595   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 28 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.1.20
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in D-Bus. A remote user can execute certain method calls.

The <allow send_interface= some.interface.WithMethods /> policy statement allows a remote user to send a message without an interface to bypass policy deny rules. A remote user can connect to the dbus-daemon to execute restricted method calls.

Havoc Pennington reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute restricted method calls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.1.20).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Feb 28 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) D-Bus Policy Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Restricted Method Calls
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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