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CVE-2009-4144 Detail

Description

NetworkManager (NM) 0.7.2 does not ensure that the configured Certification Authority (CA) certificate file for a (1) WPA Enterprise or (2) 802.1x network remains present upon a connection attempt, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (connectivity disruption) by spoofing the identity of a wireless network.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/23/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=560067
http://git.gnome.org/browse/network-manager-applet/commit/?h=NETWORKMANAGER_APPLET_0_7&id=4020594dfbf566f1852f0acb36ad631a9e73a82b
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00000.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/16/3
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0108.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37580
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=546795
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11315

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11315
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11315

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnome:networkmanager:0.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-4144
NVD Published Date:
12/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017