CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-12-08
Bugzilla: 546795: CVE-2009-4144 NetworkManager: WPA enterprise network not verified when certificate is removed


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

NetworkManager (NM) 0.7.2 does not ensure that the configured Certification Authority (CA) certificate file for a (1) WPA Enterprise or (2) 802.1x network remains present upon a connection attempt, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (connectivity disruption) by spoofing the identity of a wireless network.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4144 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.8
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (NetworkManager) RHSA-2010:0108 February 16, 2010

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