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
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