CentOS 4 : NetworkManager (CESA-2009:0362)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 38895
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated NetworkManager packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

NetworkManager is a network link manager that attempts to keep a wired or wireless network connection active at all times.

An information disclosure flaw was found in NetworkManager's D-Bus interface. A local attacker could leverage this flaw to discover sensitive information, such as network connection passwords and pre-shared keys. (CVE-2009-0365)

Red Hat would like to thank Ludwig Nussel for responsibly reporting this flaw.

NetworkManager users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch that corrects this issue.

Solution

Update the affected networkmanager packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?11552d93

http://www.nessus.org/u?d3afd65f

http://www.nessus.org/u?85581421

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38895

File Name: centos_RHSA-2009-0362.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/26/2009

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:NetworkManager, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:NetworkManager-gnome, cpe:/o:centos:centos:4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/26/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/4/2009

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0365, CVE-2009-0578

BID: 33966

RHSA: 2009:0362

CWE: 264