DSA 1599-1: New dbus packages fix privilege escalation
Posted on: 06/27/2008 12:40 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1599-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
June 26, 2008 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : dbus
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-0595

Havoc Pennington discovered that DBus, a simple interprocess messaging
system, performs insufficient validation of security policies, which
might allow local privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.2-1+etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.20-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dbus packages.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1400278 0552a9b54beb4a044951b7cdbc8fc855
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 816 17ae5277bdf58c57ae3cf0d313c7c24d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 19612 a2b0de5bea28219d5e287f6074d7e705

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-doc_1.0.2-1+etch1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1538936 73d480306098e6b0f24062021706ace9

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 184618 def6ceaebc79f683ce76cf53fa167466
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 403498 436cd3405371283d763039834ad091bf
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 288940 f545a2666a651cd883973f3ca0011879
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 378018 f6f7ea92aa2e5067f6187f57340d9f72

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 183978 3ceb93633944d3af0b00d6f08923bd6c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 363680 2e392e0cfab4a5cbbb75b5050a3cdf43
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 348386 e066dc182c9c7f8c31d38979e2400aa1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 279076 1a133aa27937830c0e57a64f973e9a92

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 375478 fab65297fd67a6be39d41165122a1d27
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 184754 ee3497695d7a9f052cae7dd720930d34
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 362190 3901ed06fc5bd028eb0164c08d1043d6
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 285788 6b2768ccdd5af272d54f8ea3475a5a69

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 350980 062e8d4f7e6091b566723a452e2bfb56
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 335250 88c0dc6fae7b4d92adace225cb546765
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 183832 69141c3e3342ea9cc37282fe900ea8e3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 268574 cc3063325ff8c52cf2b2b70ede8c0934

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 186470 a922e423c66858c8521cdfb74265b920
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 439204 7c03f136224406f9cdfb533d019b180b
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 411344 0928e80a8620c2d16d3dd91e5996d0c3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 322306 34d62722c2afc0401c7dc5ed884e9abc

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 359320 543131dff9529461109bb6d31b2ff12f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 183742 671c6a9b380cdfa2f6cb2d19366ec6a3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 272146 cb19335f9af9d39184cb1b8378ef0c1c
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 370474 6d15f43916177eb1f7b2ffe46de2770e

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 358582 69ee571baccf2339032e443ca692ab4d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 369430 bbffef31d92f51ce859cc323f1c9d403
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 184040 cc4b36a828a58fe863738b622da115dc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 272226 9c12dc8a990ba63aaf2d96142c2fef16

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 335350 b8d93b5616a10655e3e92b434125167e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 271608 9b5787f1e52a25905400308b691f3bc8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 184072 92d5a2f0d880c6d6a7dce37e439b4cc8
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 353094 a5e6737c13f0628418778ed60b14382a

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 373206 f28f796f8277421caa2baeab1691ce9a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 184484 d493f51e6a70ef89c0ea18bc55bbee8e
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 285176 1d044842d5e681aa68178fdc0a2f9aeb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 354860 d74c38060f83b296b8154dc4d5f45ece

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-3_1.0.2-1+etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 264932 6e6e05b3e9e21c629cfc7e34ccb0affb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus-1-utils_1.0.2-1+etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 184032 37e415cf39fd6f79f2d15619fa0acff7
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/dbus_1.0.2-1+etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 339832 1c5aa280dd6c85a84aa055d42567df48
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/d/dbus/libdbus-1-dev_1.0.2-1+etch1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 336064 5df693a86ae33bbbf5e135da8024d46e


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
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