CVE-2009-4144

NameCVE-2009-4144
DescriptionNetworkManager (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.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs560067

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
network-manager (PTS)stretch1.6.2-3+deb9u2fixed
buster1.14.6-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye1.30.0-2fixed
bookworm, sid1.32.12-1fixed
network-manager-applet (PTS)stretch1.4.4-1+deb9u1fixed
buster1.8.20-1.1fixed
bullseye1.20.0-3fixed
bookworm, sid1.24.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
network-managersource(unstable)(not affected)
network-manager-appletsourcelenny(not affected)
network-manager-appletsource(unstable)0.7.2-2low560067

Notes

[lenny] - network-manager-applet <not-affected> (WPA/enterprise was added in 0.7.2)
- network-manager <not-affected> (vulnerable code is in -applet, which is a source package on its own as of 0.6.5)

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