SuSE 10 Security Update : NetworkManager (ZYPP Patch Number 7957)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7246.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7957.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58032 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7246

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