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Ubuntu: USN-4914-1 (CVE-2021-20297): NetworkManager vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4914-1 (CVE-2021-20297): NetworkManager vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/14/2021
Created
04/16/2021
Added
04/15/2021
Modified
06/07/2021

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4914-1:

It was discovered that NetworkManager incorrectly handled certain profiles. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause NetworkManager to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-network-manager

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