========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1753-1 February 27, 2013 dbus-glib vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: An attacker could send crafted input to applications using DBus-GLib and possibly escalate privileges. Software Description: - dbus-glib: simple interprocess messaging system Details: Sebastian Krahmer and Bastien Nocera discovered that DBus-GLib did not properly validate the message sender when the "NameOwnerChanged" signal was received. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate their privileges. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.10: libdbus-glib-1-2 0.100-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libdbus-glib-1-2 0.98-1ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 11.10: libdbus-glib-1-2 0.94-4ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: libdbus-glib-1-2 0.84-1ubuntu0.3 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1753-1 CVE-2013-0292 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dbus-glib/0.100-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dbus-glib/0.98-1ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dbus-glib/0.94-4ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dbus-glib/0.84-1ubuntu0.3
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