Fedora 15 : NetworkManager-0.8.9997-5.git20110702.fc15 (2011-9005)

low Nessus Plugin ID 55529
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update ensures that users are authorized to start shared wifi connections, and includes fixes to retry failed connections after a period of time. It also ensures that 'always ask' 802.1x passwords (like RSA Token codes) are asked for again immediately if they fail, and adds the capability to blacklist certain devices from using a wired or wifi connection.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected NetworkManager package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709662

http://www.nessus.org/u?f223863d

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 55529

File Name: fedora_2011-9005.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/7/2011

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:fedora:networkmanager:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/3/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2176

BID: 48396

FEDORA: 2011-9005