[arch-dev-public] Dbus on archlinux and permissions

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Mon Mar 9 04:46:52 EDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-03-09 at 09:31 +0100, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Jan de Groot schrieb:
> > As soon as
> > it's moved into core, I would like to add the non-permissive version to
> > testing and see what breaks. Doing so, we can close down this security
> > leak in dbus and have all affected services fixed.
> I think we can start closing down services even now, as the new dbus 
> gives you several warnings (from auth.log):
> Mar  9 09:27:23 artin dbus-daemon: Would reject message, 1 matched 
> rules; type="method_call", sender=":1.11" (uid=1000 pid=4903 comm="kded4 
> ") interface="org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.CPUFreq" 
> member="GetCPUFreqAvailableGovernors" error name="(unset)" 
> requested_reply=0 destination="org.freedesktop.Hal" (uid=0 pid=4373 
> comm="/usr/sbin/hald "))
> I can post a complete list if these are useful in any way.

I wasn't aware of this change, but it's certainly useful. This helps us
to fix permissions before we break random things by pushing a new dbus
version to testing :)

Please create a bugreport, assign it to me, and add all the log entries
you see. 

More information about the arch-dev-public mailing list