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RHSA-2009:0361 -- NetworkManager security update (Moderate)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29262

Updated NetworkManager packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. NetworkManager is a network link manager that attempts to keep a wired or wireless network connection active at all times. 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)

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2009:0361
  • CESA-2009:0361-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2009-0365
  • CVE-2009-0578
Product(s):
  • NetworkManager