openSUSE Security Update : wpa_supplicant (openSUSE-2015-341)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83230
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The wireless network encryption and authentication daemon wpa_supplicant was updated to fix a security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-1863: A buffer overflow in handling SSIDs in P2P management frames allowed attackers in radio range to crash, expose memory content or potentially execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Update the affected wpa_supplicant packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=927558

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83230

File Name: openSUSE-2015-341.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wpa_supplicant, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wpa_supplicant-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wpa_supplicant-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wpa_supplicant-gui, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:wpa_supplicant-gui-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1863