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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3638

The 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.
Publish Date : 2014-09-22 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 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 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3026-1 dbus - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26771 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1146-1 -- Security update for dbus-1 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26881 unix
USN-2352-1 -- dbus vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26553 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-2014-3638

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.6.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application D-bus Project D-bus 1.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
D-bus Project D-bus 16
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2014-3638
SECTRACK 1030864
MLIST [oss-security] 20140916 CVE-2014-3635 to 3639: security issues in D-Bus < 1.8.8 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1239
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1146

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3638

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

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