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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2095

Original release date: 04/07/2014
Last revised: 04/08/2014


The SetWiredProperty function in the D-Bus interface in WICD before 1.7.2 allows local users to write arbitrary configuration settings and gain privileges via a crafted property name in a dbus message.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~wicd-devel/wicd/experimental/revision/751
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://launchpad.net/wicd/+announcement/9888
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5858
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=668397
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201206-08
External Source: BID
Name: 52987
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5909
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/wicd/+bug/979221
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120411 Re: CVE id request: wicd
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120411 CVE id request: wicd
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.infosecinstitute.com/courses/ethical-hacking-wicd-0day.html
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 18733
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5923

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