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Fedora Core 6 2006-1475: dbus Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the dbus package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-1475 (dbus).

D-BUS is a system for sending messages between applications. It is
used both for the systemwide message bus service, and as a
per-user-login-session messaging facility.

Update Information:

Kimmo H¤m¤l¤inen reported a DoS flaw in D-Bus that can cause
a local user to disable the the ability of another process
to receive certain messages. This flaw does not contain any
potential for arbitrary code execution.

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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