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<title>Wicd: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wicd, the worst of
which might allow execution of arbitrary code as root.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">wicd</product>
<announced>June 21, 2012</announced>
<revised>June 21, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>401005</bug>
<bug>411729</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/wicd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.7.2.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.7.2.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Two vulnerabilities have been found in Wicd:</p>
<ul>
<li>Passwords and passphrases are written to /var/log/wicd
(CVE-2012-0813).
</li>
<li>Input from the daemon's D-Bus interface is not properly sanitized
(CVE-2012-2095).
</li>
</ul>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker could gain privileges of the root user or obtain
sensitive information.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Wicd users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/wicd-1.7.2.1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0813">CVE-2012-0813</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2095">CVE-2012-2095</uri>
</references>
<metadata timestamp="Sun, 15 Apr 2012 04:06:17 +0000" tag="requester">
underling
</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Thu, 21 Jun 2012 10:10:59 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>