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911658: CVE-2013-0292 dbus-glib: Local privilege escalation due improper filtering of message sender when NameOwnerChanged signal received

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dbus_g_proxy_manager_filter function in dbus-gproxy in Dbus-glib before 0.100.1 does not properly verify the sender of NameOwnerChanged signals, which allows local users to gain privileges via a spoofed signal.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0292 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 6.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (dbus-glib) RHSA-2013:0568 2013-02-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (dbus-glib) RHSA-2013:0568 2013-02-26