Bug 167052 - CAN-2005-0201 - session bus does not restrict connections base on uid
CAN-2005-0201 - session bus does not restrict connections base on uid
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dbus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John (J5) Palmieri
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Reported: 2005-08-29 16:44 EDT by John (J5) Palmieri
Modified: 2013-03-13 00:48 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.33-3
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Last Closed: 2005-09-05 01:54:23 EDT
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Description John (J5) Palmieri 2005-08-29 16:44:59 EDT
Description of problem:

If I login as root and create a session bus, then login as another user, I am
able to use dbus-send to connect to root's session bus.

To reproduce:
Login as root, open a terminal, echo $DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS, write down the
address.
Run dbus-monitor --session

Login as another user on a console, run:
env DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=(address written down above) dbus-send
--dest=org.freedesktop.DBus --type=method_call --print-reply
/org/freedesktop/DBus org.freedesktop.DBus.ListServices

The dbus-send gives a message about not being able to print the return value,
and the dbus-monitor on root's session bus shows the ListServices request coming
through.
Comment 1 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-08-29 16:46:26 EDT
this is fgixed upstream nad waiting to be pushed for FC4
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2005-08-29 23:25:37 EDT
From User-Agent: XML-RPC

dbus-0.33-3.fc4.1 has been pushed for FC4, which should resolve this issue.

If these problems are still present in this version, then please re-open this bug.

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