openSUSE Security Update : NetworkManager (NetworkManager-757)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The NetworkManager configuration was too permissive and allowed any
user to read secrets (CVE-2009-0365) or manipulate the configuration
of other users (CVE-2009-0578).

With the previous update PPP connections didn't work. This second
update fixes that problem.

Additionally a bug where wifi devices didn't work correctly when the
machine was booted with killswitch turned on has been fixed. The
automatic ethernet connection can now be edited and NetworkManager can
now work without ModemManager.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected NetworkManager packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40177 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0365

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