Oracle Linux 7 : wpa_supplicant (ELSA-2018-3107)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 118772
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3107 :
An update for wpa_supplicant is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
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
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 package.