RHSA-2009:0362-01 Moderate: NetworkManager security update
Posted on: 03/25/2009 03:15 PM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: NetworkManager security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2009:0362-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0362.html
Issue date: 2009-03-25
CVE Names: CVE-2009-0365
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1. Summary:

Updated NetworkManager packages that fix a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

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)

Red Hat would like to thank Ludwig Nussel for responsibly reporting this
flaw.

NetworkManager users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch that corrects this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

487722 - CVE-2009-0365 NetworkManager: GetSecrets disclosure

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.src.rpm

i386:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm

ppc:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.ppc.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.ppc.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.ppc.rpm

x86_64:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.src.rpm

i386:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.src.rpm

i386:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.src.rpm

i386:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.i386.rpm

ia64:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
NetworkManager-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-debuginfo-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm
NetworkManager-gnome-0.3.1-5.el4.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0365
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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