Debian DLA-1462-1 : wpa security update
Low Nessus Plugin ID 111618
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe following vulnerability was discovered in wpa_supplicant.
CVE-2018-14526: | An issue was discovered in rsn_supp/wpa.c in wpa_supplicant 2.0 | through 2.6. Under certain conditions, the integrity of EAPOL-Key | messages is not checked, leading to a decryption oracle. An attacker | within range of the Access Point and client can abuse the | vulnerability to recover sensitive information.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 2.3-1+deb8u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your wpa packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.