SuSE 11.1 Security Update : NetworkManager-gnome (SAT Patch Number 5621)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

NetworkManager did not pin a certificate's subject to an ESSID. A
rogue access point could therefore be used to conduct MITM attacks by
using any other valid certificate issued by same CA as used in the
original network. (CVE-2006-7246)

Please note that existing WPA2 Enterprise connections need to be
deleted and re-created to take advantage of the new security checks.

This is a re-release of the previous update to also enable the checks
for EAP-TLS.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=574266
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732700
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7246.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5621.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57972 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7246

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