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MDKSA-2005:105: 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 MDKSA-2005:105 (dbus).

Dan Reed discovered a vulnerability in the D-BUS system for sending messages
between applications. He found that a user can send and listen to messages on
another user's per-user session bus if they knew the address of the socket.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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