Public Date:
585394: CVE-2010-1172 dbus-glib: property access not validated

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1172 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 RHSA-2010:0616 2010-08-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 dbus-glib 0.73-10.el5_5 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 dbus-glib Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 NetworkManager 0.7.0-10.el5_5.1 Fixed