81085 : Wicd Daemon DBus Interface Configuration Property Setting Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-04-12

Description

Wicd contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when setting configuration properties in the daemon DBus interface, allowing a local attacker to gain escalated privileges.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.7.2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Wicd
Wicd
1.7.1

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.9
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2014-04-08 | Disagree?

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