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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2176

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.
Publish Date : 2011-09-02 Last Update Date : 2012-01-18
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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 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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 287

- 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:N 2011-06-01 2011-06-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-2176 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0930 -- NetworkManager security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28135 unix
ELSA-2011:0930: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23624 unix
RHSA-2011:0930: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22003 unix
RHSA-2011:0930: NetworkManager security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110930 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-2011-2176

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Gnome Networkmanager 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Networkmanager 16

- References For CVE-2011-2176
SECTRACK 1025711
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0930

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2176

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