Fedora 27 : hostapd (2017-fc21e3856b) (KRACK)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 106016

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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-fc21e3856b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106016

File Name: fedora_2017-fc21e3856b.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/15/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13077

FEDORA: 2017-fc21e3856b

IAVA: 2017-A-0310