SuSE 11.1 Security Update : NetworkManager (SAT Patch Number 5381)

high Nessus Plugin ID 57086
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

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). This has been fixed.

Please note that existing WPA2 Enterprise connections need to be deleted and re-created to take advantage of the new security checks.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 5381.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=574266

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=686093

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694218

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57086

File Name: suse_11_NetworkManager-111105.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:NetworkManager, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:NetworkManager-glib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:NetworkManager-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:wpa_supplicant, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-7246