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CVE-2011-2200

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-06-09
Bugzilla: 712676: CVE-2011-2200 dbus: Local DoS via messages with non-native byte order

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The _dbus_header_byteswap function in dbus-marshal-header.c in D-Bus (aka DBus) 1.2.x before 1.2.28, 1.4.x before 1.4.12, and 1.5.x before 1.5.4 does not properly handle a non-native byte order, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (connection loss), obtain potentially sensitive information, or conduct unspecified state-modification attacks via crafted messages.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2200 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (dbus) RHSA-2011:1132 August 09, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (dbus) RHSA-2011:1132 August 09, 2011

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