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CVE-2013-2168

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-06-13
Bugzilla: 974109: CVE-2013-2168 dbus: Crash of system services that use libdbus (DoS) due to non-portable use of va_list in UNIX format string wrapper

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound function in dbus/dbus-sysdeps-unix.c in D-Bus (aka DBus) 1.4.x before 1.4.26, 1.6.x before 1.6.12, and 1.7.x before 1.7.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (service crash) via a crafted message.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2168 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of dbus as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 as they did not include the upstream commit 7fc9c026669976463adcd1e02ad19c582ed27289 that introduced this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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