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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.
Kimmo HÃÂ¤mÃÂ¤lÃÂ¤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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