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dbus file descriptor leak

Affected packages
dbus < 1.12.18


VuXML ID 27616957-b084-11ea-937b-b42e99a1b9c3
Discovery 2020-04-09
Entry 2020-07-03

GitHub Security Lab reports:

D-Bus has a file descriptor leak, which can lead to denial of service when the dbus-daemon runs out of file descriptors. An unprivileged local attacker can use this to attack the system dbus-daemon, leading to denial of service for all users of the machine.


CVE Name CVE-2020-12049