openSUSE Security Update : wpa_supplicant (openSUSE-SU-2014:1313-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- add
0001-Add-os_exec-helper-to-run-external-programs.patch

- add
0002-wpa_cli-Use-os_exec-for-action-script-execution.pat
ch

- fixing CVE-2014-3686 (bnc#900611) trying to abuse the
action scripts in wpa_cli

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-10/msg00027.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=900611

Solution :

Update the affected wpa_supplicant packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78637 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3686

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