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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4144

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.
Publish Date : 2009-12-23 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceObtain Information
CWE ID 310

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N 2009-12-11 2009-12-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-4144 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0108 -- NetworkManager security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28190 unix
ELSA-2010:0108: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22956 unix
NetworkManager (NM) 0.7.2 does not ensure that the configured Certification Authority (CA) certificate file for a (1) WP... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11315 unix
RHSA-2010:0108: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22081 unix
RHSA-2010:0108: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100108 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-2009-4144

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Networkmanager 1

- References For CVE-2009-4144 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20091216 NetworkManager CVE assignment
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0108
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:002
BID 37580 NetworkManager Security Bypass and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-04-29
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11315

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4144

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