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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0578

GNOME NetworkManager before does not properly verify privileges for dbus (1) modify and (2) delete requests, which allows local users to change or remove the network connections of arbitrary users via unspecified vectors related to org.freedesktop.NetworkManagerUserSettings and at_console.
Publish Date : 2009-03-05 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P 2009-02-20 2009-03-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0578 unix
ELSA-2009:0361: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22763 unix
GNOME NetworkManager before does not properly verify privileges for dbus (1) modify and (2) delete requests, wh... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8931 unix
RHSA-2009:0361 -- NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29262 unix
RHSA-2009:0361: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090361 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0578

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 1

- References For CVE-2009-0578
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:009
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0361
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:013
SECTRACK 1021909
BID 33966 NetworkManager Permission Enforcement Multiple Local Vulnrabilities Release Date:2013-01-30
XF networkmanager-dbus-security-bypass(49063)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8931

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0578

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