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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
CVE-2009-4145 NetworkManager: information disclosure by
CVE-2009-4144 NetworkManager: WPA enterprise network not verified when
certificate is removed
A missing network certificate verification flaw was found in
NetworkManager. If a user created a WPA Enterprise or 802.1x wireless
network connection that was verified using a Certificate Authority
(CA) certificate, and then later removed that CA certificate file,
NetworkManager failed to verify the identity of the network on the
following connection attempts. In these situations, a malicious
wireless network spoofing the original network could trick a user into
disclosing authentication credentials or communicating over an
untrusted network. (CVE-2009-4144)
An information disclosure flaw was found in NetworkManager's
nm-connection-editor D-Bus interface. If a user edited network
connection options using nm-connection-editor, a summary of those
changes was broadcasted over the D-Bus message bus, possibly
disclosing sensitive information (such as wireless network
authentication credentials) to other local users. (CVE-2009-4145)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60734 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-4144CVE-2009-4145
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