[USN-6372-1] DBus vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6372-1
September 14, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
DBus could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request.
- dbus: simple interprocess messaging system
It was discovered that DBus incorrectly handled certain
invalid messages. A local attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause DBus to crash, resulting in a denial
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
A DBust security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS.