Fedora 17 : hostapd-0.7.3-9.fc17 (2012-9137)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 59581


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Remove hostapd-specific runtime state directory Fixup typo in pid file path in hostapd.service Add BuildRequires for systemd-units Fixup typo in configuration file path in hostapd.service

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected hostapd package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 59581

File Name: fedora_2012-9137.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/06/20

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:hostapd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2389

FEDORA: 2012-9137