CVE-2008-3834

NameCVE-2008-3834
DescriptionThe dbus_signature_validate function in the D-bus library (libdbus) before 1.2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application abort) via a message containing a malformed signature, which triggers a failed assertion error.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1658-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs501443

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dbus (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.6.8-1+deb7u6fixed
jessie1.8.22-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.10.24-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.12.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dbussource(unstable)1.2.1-4low501443
dbussourceetch1.0.2-1+etch2lowDSA-1658-1

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