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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74784


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected hostapd packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74784

File Name: openSUSE-2012-718.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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:11.4, 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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4445

OSVDB: 86051