USN-1483-1: NetworkManager vulnerability
27 June 2012
NetworkManager could create insecure AdHoc wireless networks.
- network-manager - Network connection manager
It was discovered that certain wireless drivers incorrectly handled the
creation of WPA-secured AdHoc connections. This could result in AdHoc
wireless connections being created without any security at all. This update
removes WPA as a security choice for AdHoc connections in NetworkManager.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
- USN-1483-2: network-manager-applet, network-manager-gnome