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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2168

The _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound function in dbus/dbus-sysdeps-unix.c in D-Bus (aka DBus) 1.4.x before 1.4.26, 1.6.x before 1.6.12, and 1.7.x before 1.7.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (service crash) via a crafted message.
Publish Date : 2013-07-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DoS in system services caused by _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16881 unix
DSA-2707-1 dbus - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18373 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-2013-2168

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.4.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
D-bus Project D-bus 21
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2013-2168 CONFIRM
BID 60546 D-Bus '_dbus_printf_string_upper_bound()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-08-05
MLIST [oss-security] 20130613 CVE-2013-2168: dbus: DoS in system services caused by _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1239 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1118
SECTRACK 1028667
MLIST [dbus] 20130613 CVE-2013-2168: dbus: DoS in system services caused by _dbus_printf_string_upper_bound
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-11198
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-11142

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2168

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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