SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : wpa_supplicant (SUSE-SU-2016:2305-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for wpa_supplicant fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-4141: WPS UPnP vulnerability with HTTP chunked
transfer encoding. (bnc#930077)

- CVE-2015-4142: Integer underflow in AP mode WMM Action
frame processing. (bnc#930078)

- CVE-2015-4143: EAP-pwd missing payload length
validation. (bnc#930079)

- CVE-2015-5310: Ignore Key Data in WNM Sleep Mode
Response frame if no PMF in use. (bsc#952254)

- CVE-2015-8041: Fix payload length validation in NDEF
record parser. (bsc#937419)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/930077
https://bugzilla.suse.com/930078
https://bugzilla.suse.com/930079
https://bugzilla.suse.com/937419
https://bugzilla.suse.com/952254
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4141.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4142.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-4143.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5310.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8041.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?74ec5c12

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1351=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1351=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93507 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74549

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4141
CVE-2015-4142
CVE-2015-4143
CVE-2015-5310
CVE-2015-8041

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