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Ubuntu alert USN-1483-1 (network-manager)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-1483-1] NetworkManager vulnerability
Date:  Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:49:43 -0400
Message-ID:  <1340804983.4811.418.camel@mdlinux>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1483-1 June 27, 2012 network-manager vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 11.10 - Ubuntu 11.04 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: NetworkManager could create insecure AdHoc wireless networks. Software Description: - network-manager: Network connection manager Details: It was discovered that certain wireless drivers incorrectly handled the creation of WPA-secured AdHoc connections. This could result in AdHoc wireless connections being created without any security at all. This update removes WPA as a security choice for AdHoc connections in NetworkManager. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 11.10: network-manager 0.9.1.90-0ubuntu5.2 Ubuntu 11.04: network-manager 0.8.4~git.20110319t175609.d14809b-0ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: network-manager 0.8-0ubuntu3.3 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1483-1 CVE-2012-2736 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/0.9.... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/0.8.... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/0.8-... -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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