Fedora 26 : hostapd (2017-45044b6b33) (KRACK)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104598

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Latest hostapd release with KRACK patches applied.

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.

Solution

Update the affected hostapd package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-45044b6b33

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104598

File Name: fedora_2017-45044b6b33.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/16

Updated: 2019/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:hostapd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13077

FEDORA: 2017-45044b6b33

IAVA: 2017-A-0310