USN-3217-1: network-manager-applet vulnerability
07 March 2017
The system could be made to expose sensitive information.
- network-manager-applet - GNOME frontend for NetworkManager
Frederic Bardy and Quentin Biguenet discovered that network-manager-applet incorrectly checked
permissions when connecting to certain wireless networks. A local attacker
could use this issue at the login screen to access local files.
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.