CVE-2008-4311

NameCVE-2008-4311
DescriptionThe default configuration of system.conf in D-Bus (aka DBus) before 1.2.6 omits the send_type attribute in certain rules, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by (1) sending messages, related to send_requested_reply; and possibly (2) receiving messages, related to receive_requested_reply.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs508032

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dbus (PTS)jessie1.8.22-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.10.26-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.12.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dbussource(unstable)1.2.1-5low508032

Notes

[etch] - dbus <no-dsa> (Backport for Etch too risky for regressions for too little gain)

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