Scientific Linux Security Update : wpa_supplicant on SL7.x x86_64 (20171018) (KRACK)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103960

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VPR Score: 6

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A new exploitation technique called key reinstallation attacks (KRACK) affecting WPA2 has been discovered. A remote attacker within Wi-Fi range could exploit these attacks to decrypt Wi-Fi traffic or possibly inject forged Wi-Fi packets by manipulating cryptographic handshakes used by the WPA2 protocol. (CVE-2017-13077, CVE-2017-13078, CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-13082, CVE-2017-13086, CVE-2017-13087, CVE-2017-13088)

Solution

Update the affected wpa_supplicant and / or wpa_supplicant-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f741da50

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103960

File Name: sl_20171018_wpa_supplicant_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/19

Updated: 2020/02/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:wpa_supplicant, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wpa_supplicant-debuginfo, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13077, CVE-2017-13078, CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-13082, CVE-2017-13086, CVE-2017-13087, CVE-2017-13088

IAVA: 2017-A-0310