Slackware 12.2 / current : wicd (SSA:2009-040-01)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 35636


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New wicd packages are available for Slackware 12.2 and -current to fix a security issue with the D-Bus configuration file that could allow local information disclosure (such as network credentials).


Update the affected wicd package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 35636

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2009-040-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/02/12

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:wicd, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0489

SSA: 2009-040-01

CWE: 16