Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.10 : network-manager vulnerability (USN-727-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

USN-727-1 fixed vulnerabilities in network-manager-applet. This
advisory provides the corresponding updates for NetworkManager.

It was discovered that NetworkManager did not properly enforce
permissions when responding to dbus requests. A local user could
perform dbus queries to view system and user network connection
passwords and pre-shared keys.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37740 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0365