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Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 15:09:13 +0200
From: Sebastian Krahmer <>
Subject: libdbus hardening


We are going to add a libdbus hardening patch:

This is because some suid binaries (Xorg and others) are linked against libdbus and
it seems not right to allow users to route polkit or other
system messages to a fake dbusd via $DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS.

If anyone has a better patch or something even easier, just let us know.

There are certainly also other libs that will receive a patch.



~ perl
~ $_='print"\$_=\47$_\47;eval"';eval
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