openSUSE Security Update : hostapd (openSUSE-SU-2012:1371-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74784

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This patch validated the message length of EAP-TLS to avoid the potential DoS attack

Solution

Update the affected hostapd packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=781740

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00062.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74784

File Name: openSUSE-2012-718.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hostapd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hostapd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hostapd-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4445