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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3834 (1 public exploit)

The 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.
Publish Date : 2008-10-07 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-09-29 2008-09-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3834 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083834 unix
DSA-1658 dbus -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8101 unix
DSA-1658-1 dbus - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18560 unix
ELSA-2009:0008: dbus security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21763 unix
RHSA-2009:0008: dbus security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090008 unix
The dbus_signature_validate function in the D-bus library (libdbus) before 1.2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a deni... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10253 unix
USN-653-1 -- dbus vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17531 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3834

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.23.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.23.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.23.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.35.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.35.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.36.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.36.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.62 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Freedesktop Dbus 0.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Freedesktop Dbus 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Freedesktop Dbus 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Freedesktop Dbus 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Freedesktop Dbus 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Freedesktop Dbus1.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Freedesktop Dbus1.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Freedesktop Dbus1.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Freedesktop Dbus1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freedesktop Dbus 40
Freedesktop Dbus1.0 3
Freedesktop Dbus1.1.0 1

- References For CVE-2008-3834

http://secunia.com/advisories/32230
SECUNIA 32230
http://secunia.com/advisories/32281
SECUNIA 32281
http://secunia.com/advisories/32385
SECUNIA 32385
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1658
DEBIAN DSA-1658
http://secunia.com/advisories/33396
SECUNIA 33396
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2762
VUPEN ADV-2008-2762
http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/dbus#head-dad0dab297a44f1d7a3b1259cfc06b583fd6a88a CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:213
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:213
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/7822
MILW0RM 7822
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0008.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0008
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31602
BID 31602 D-Bus 'dbus_signature_validate()' Type Signature Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-05-03
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-653-1
UBUNTU USN-653-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021063
SECTRACK 1021063
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45701
XF dbus-dbusvalidatesignaturewithreason-dos(45701)
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17803 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00298.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-8764
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-3834 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:027
http://secunia.com/advisories/32127
SECUNIA 32127

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3834

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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