CVE-2014-3638

NameCVE-2014-3638
DescriptionThe bus_connections_check_reply function in config-parser.c in D-Bus before 1.6.24 and 1.8.x before 1.8.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a large number of method calls.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-87-1, DSA-3026-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

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
stretch1.10.18-1fixed
buster, sid1.10.20-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dbussource(unstable)1.8.8-1low
dbussourcesqueeze1.2.24-4+squeeze3lowDLA-87-1
dbussourcewheezy1.6.8-1+deb7u4lowDSA-3026-1

Notes

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=81053

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