Scientific Linux Security Update : NetworkManager on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An information disclosure flaw was found in NetworkManager's D-Bus
interface. A local attacker could leverage this flaw to discover
sensitive information, such as network connection passwords and
pre-shared keys. (CVE-2009-0365)

A potential denial of service flaw was found in NetworkManager's D-Bus
interface. A local user could leverage this flaw to modify local
connection settings, preventing the system's network connection from
functioning properly. (CVE-2009-0578)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e589ac6a

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60554 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0365
CVE-2009-0578