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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200904-12">
  <title>Wicd: Information disclosure</title>
  <synopsis>
    A vulnerability in Wicd may allow for disclosure of sensitive information.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">wicd</product>
  <announced>2009-04-10</announced>
  <revised>2009-04-10: 01</revised>
  <bug>258596</bug>
  <access>local</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-misc/wicd" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.5.9</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.5.9</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    Tiziano Mueller of Gentoo discovered that the DBus configuration file
    for Wicd allows arbitrary users to own the org.wicd.daemon object.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>
    A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to receive messages
    that were intended for the Wicd daemon, possibly including credentials
    e.g. for wireless networks.
    </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-1.5.9"</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0489">CVE-2009-0489</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2009-04-08T22:52:50Z">
    rbu
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2009-04-09T11:29:45Z">
    keytoaster
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="2009-04-09T21:59:43Z">
    p-y
  </metadata>
</glsa>