Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : hostapd (MDKSA-2006:088)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Hostapd 0.3.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(segmentation fault) via an unspecified value in the key_data_length
field of an EAPoL frame.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected hostapd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21599 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-088.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2213

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