Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / current : wpa_supplicant (SSA:2015-132-03)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83373


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New wpa_supplicant packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues.


Update the affected wpa_supplicant package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83373

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2015-132-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/13

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:wpa_supplicant, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1863

BID: 74296, 74547, 74548, 74549

SSA: 2015-132-03