openSUSE Security Update : wpa_supplicant (openSUSE-2015-341)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The wireless network encryption and authentication daemon
wpa_supplicant was updated to fix a security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-1863: A buffer overflow in handling SSIDs in
P2P management frames allowed attackers in radio range
to crash, expose memory content or potentially execute
arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected wpa_supplicant packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83230 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1863

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