[SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: DeviceKit-power-014-2.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-08-17 05:08:33

Name        : DeviceKit-power
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 014
Release     : 2.fc12
URL         : http://cgit.freedesktop.org/DeviceKit/DeviceKit-power/
Summary     : Power Management Service
Description :
DeviceKit-power provides a daemon, API and command line tools for
managing power devices attached to the system.

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 NetworkManager, ModemManager and
DeviceKit-power packages that have been rebuilt against the updated dbus-glib

* Fri Aug 13 2010 Colin Walters <walters at verbum.org> - 014-2
- Rebuild against newer dbus-glib
* Fri Jan  8 2010 Richard Hughes <richard at hughsie.com> - 014-1
- Update to 014
- Check if swap exists before determining how much is free
- Prevent segfault if connection to system dbus fails
- Fix segfault in the history code.
* Mon Dec  7 2009 Richard Hughes <richard at hughsie.com> - 013-1
- Update to 013
- Detect more supported UPS devices.
- Fix the Toshiba battery recall data.
- Fix a crash when the battery NVRAM is invalid.
- Add a couple of fixes for very new battery support.
* Wed Nov 18 2009 Richard Hughes  <rhughes at redhat.com> - 013-0.1.20091118git
- Update to a git snapshot
- Don't crash the daemon if the battery is broken. Fixes #533654
- Avoid going from discharging to pending-discharge when the battery is very low
- Fix the toshiba battery recall notices

  [ 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 DeviceKit-power' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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