Fedora 25 : 1:wpa_supplicant (2017-12e76e8364) (KRACK)

high Nessus Plugin ID 103884



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix the for the Key Reinstallation Attacks ==========================================

- hostapd: Avoid key reinstallation in FT handshake (CVE-2017-13082)

- Fix PTK rekeying to generate a new ANonce

- Prevent reinstallation of an already in-use group key and extend protection of GTK/IGTK reinstallation of WNM-Sleep Mode cases (CVE-2017-13078, CVE-2017-13079, CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-13081, CVE-2017-13087, CVE-2017-13088)

- Prevent installation of an all-zero TK

- TDLS: Reject TPK-TK reconfiguration

- WNM: Ignore WNM-Sleep Mode Response without pending request

- FT: Do not allow multiple Reassociation Response frames

Upstream advisory:
https://w1.fi/security/2017-1/wpa-packet-number-reuse-with-replayed-me ssages.txt

Details and the paper: https://www.krackattacks.com/

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


Update the affected 1:wpa_supplicant package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103884

File Name: fedora_2017-12e76e8364.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/18/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:1:wpa_supplicant, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/16/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13077, CVE-2017-13078, CVE-2017-13079, CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-13081, CVE-2017-13082, CVE-2017-13087, CVE-2017-13088

FEDORA: 2017-12e76e8364

IAVA: 2017-A-0310