[SECURITY] Fedora 13 Update: dbus-glib-0.86-4.fc13

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-08-17 05:06:40

Name        : dbus-glib
Product     : Fedora 13
Version     : 0.86
Release     : 4.fc13
URL         : http://www.freedesktop.org/software/dbus/
Summary     : GLib bindings for D-Bus
Description :

D-Bus add-on library to integrate the standard D-Bus library with
the GLib thread abstraction and main loop.

Update Information:

It was discovered that dbus-glib did not enforce the "access" flag on exported
GObject properties. If such a property were read/write internally but specified
as read-only externally, a malicious, local user could use this flaw to modify
that property of an application. Such a change could impact the application's
behavior (for example, if an IP address were changed the network may not come up
properly after reboot) and possibly lead to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-1172)
Due to the way dbus-glib translates an application's XML definitions of service
interfaces and properties into C code at application build time, applications
built against dbus-glib that use read-only properties needed to be rebuilt to
fully fix the flaw. This update provides DeviceKit-power packages that have been
rebuilt against the updated dbus-glib packages.

* Wed Aug 11 2010 Colin Walters <walters at verbum.org> - 0.86-4
- Apply patch to fix property access
* Tue Jun 29 2010 Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> - 0.86-3
- Fix shadow property access (fdo #28835)
* Tue Jun 29 2010 Bastien Nocera <bnocera at redhat.com> 0.86-2
- Add introspection data from gir-repository
- Remove unneeded autotools calls
* Thu Mar 18 2010 Colin Walters <walters at verbum.org> - 0.86-1
- New upstream
  Drop upstreamed patch

  [ 1 ] Bug #585394 - CVE-2010-1172 dbus-glib: property access not validated

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update dbus-glib' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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