Scientific Linux Security Update : NetworkManager on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60554
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

A potential denial of service flaw was found in NetworkManager's D-Bus interface. A local user could leverage this flaw to modify local connection settings, preventing the system's network connection from functioning properly. (CVE-2009-0578)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e7b95413

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60554

File Name: sl_20090325_NetworkManager_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/25/2009

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

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

CWE: 264