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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1955-1 (network-manager/network-manager-applet)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to network-manager/network-manager-applet announced via advisory DSA 1955-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that network-manager-applet, a network management framework, lacks some dbus restriction rules, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information. If you have locally modified the /etc/dbus-1/system.d/nm-applet.conf file, then please make sure that you merge the changes from this fix when asked during upgrade. For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.6-4+lenny1 of network-manager-applet. For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.4-6+etch1 of network-manager. For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.7.0.99-1 of network-manager-applet. We recommend that you upgrade your network-manager and

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201955-1

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