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Name: Preisgabe von Informationen in Wicd
ID: 200904-12
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: Fr, 10. April 2009, 17:09
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0489
Applikationen: Wicd

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200904-12
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Wicd: Information disclosure
Date: April 10, 2009
Bugs: #258596
ID: 200904-12

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in Wicd may allow for disclosure of sensitive
information.

Background
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Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-misc/wicd < 1.5.9 >=3D 1.5.9

Description
===========

Tiziano Mueller of Gentoo discovered that the DBus configuration file
for Wicd allows arbitrary users to own the org.wicd.daemon object.

Impact
======

A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to receive messages
that were intended for the Wicd daemon, possibly including credentials
e.g. for wireless networks.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Wicd users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=3Dnet-misc/wicd-1.5.9"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2009-0489
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=3DCVE-2009-0489

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200904-12.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2009 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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