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USN-1483-1: NetworkManager vulnerability

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USN-1483-1: NetworkManager vulnerability

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/27/2012
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

It was discovered that certain wireless drivers incorrectly handled thecreation of WPA-secured AdHoc connections. This could result in AdHocwireless connections being created without any security at all. This updateremoves WPA as a security choice for AdHoc connections in NetworkManager. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to makeall the necessary changes. CVE-2012-2736

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-network-manager

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