Scientific Linux Security Update : NetworkManager on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
NetworkManager (1.4.0), NetworkManager-libreswan (1.2.4),
network-manager- applet (1.4.0), libnl3 (3.2.28).

Security Fix(es) :

- A race condition vulnerability was discovered in
NetworkManager. Temporary files were created insecurely
when saving or updating connection settings, which could
allow local users to read connection secrets such as VPN
passwords or WiFi keys. (CVE-2016-0764)

Additional Changes :

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1eaed8cb

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95833 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0764

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