This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:0362 :
Updated NetworkManager packages that fix a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
NetworkManager is a network link manager that attempts to keep a wired
or wireless network connection active at all times.
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)
Red Hat would like to thank Ludwig Nussel for responsibly reporting
NetworkManager users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch that corrects this issue.
See also :
Update the affected networkmanager packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67829 ()
Bugtraq ID: 33966
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0365CVE-2009-0578
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.