FreeBSD : hostapd and wpa_supplicant -- psk configuration parameter update allowing arbitrary data to be written (967b852b-1e28-11e6-8dd3-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Jouni Malinen reports :

psk configuration parameter update allowing arbitrary data to be
written (2016-1 - CVE-2016-4476/CVE-2016-4477).

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=209564
http://w1.fi/security/2016-1/psk-parameter-config-update.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?4794f1f9

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91268 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4476
CVE-2016-4477

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