RHEL 7 : wpa_supplicant (RHSA-2018:3107)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 118529
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for wpa_supplicant is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The wpa_supplicant packages contain an 802.1X Supplicant with support for WEP, WPA, WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN), and various EAP authentication methods. They implement key negotiation with a WPA Authenticator for client stations and controls the roaming and IEEE 802.11 authentication and association of the WLAN driver.
Security Fix(es) :
* wpa_supplicant: Unauthenticated EAPOL-Key decryption in wpa_supplicant (CVE-2018-14526)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected wpa_supplicant and / or wpa_supplicant-debuginfo packages.