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CVE-2011-2176 Detail

Description

GNOME NetworkManager before 0.8.6 does not properly enforce the auth_admin element in PolicyKit, which allows local users to bypass intended wireless network sharing restrictions via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/02/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/plain/NEWS?h=NM_0_8
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-August/063665.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025711
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:171
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0930.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709662

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2176
NVD Published Date:
09/02/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2012