CVE-2016-0764

NameCVE-2016-0764
DescriptionRace condition in Network Manager before 1.0.12 as packaged in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7 allows local users to obtain sensitive connection information by reading temporary files during ifcfg and keyfile changes.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs820354

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
network-manager (PTS)jessie0.9.10.0-7vulnerable
stretch1.6.2-3+deb9u2fixed
buster1.14.6-2fixed
bullseye1.18.0-3fixed
sid1.20.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
network-managersource(unstable)1.1.91-1low820354

Notes

[jessie] - network-manager <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - network-manager <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Upstream fix: https://cgit.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/commit/?id=60b7ed3bdc3941a3b7c56824fba4b7291e79041f (1.2-beta2)
Fixed in 1.0.12 for the 1.0.x branch: https://cgit.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/tree/NEWS?h=1.0.12

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