Ubuntu USN-727-1 (network-manager-applet)

Published: 2009-03-07 20:47:03
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Technical Details:
It was discovered that network-manager-applet did not properly enforce permissions when responding to dbus requests. A local user could perform dbus queries to view other users' network connection passwords and pre-shared keys. (CVE-2009-0365) It was discovered that network-manager-applet did not properly enforce permissions when responding to dbus modify and delete requests. A local user could use dbus to modify or delete other users' network connections. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 8.10. (CVE-2009-0578)

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to network-manager-applet announced via advisory USN-727-1.

Recommendations:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following Linux Distribution Package versions: Ubuntu 7.10: network-manager-gnome 0.6.5-0ubuntu11~7.10.1 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: network-manager-gnome 0.6.6-0ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 8.10: network-manager-gnome 0.7~~svn20081020t000444-0ubuntu1.8.10.2 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-727-1

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0365
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0578
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0037
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-5005
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0619
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0537
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0775
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-4850
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-5557
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0754
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0544

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-727-1/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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