FreeBSD : hostapd and wpa_supplicant -- multiple vulnerabilities (bbc0db92-084c-11e5-bb90-002590263bf5)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83964


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Jouni Malinen reports :

WPS UPnP vulnerability with HTTP chunked transfer encoding. (2015-2 - CVE-2015-4141)

Integer underflow in AP mode WMM Action frame processing. (2015-3 - CVE-2015-4142)

EAP-pwd missing payload length validation. (2015-4 - CVE-2015-4143, CVE-2015-4144, CVE-2015-4145, CVE-2015-4146)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83964

File Name: freebsd_pkg_bbc0db92084c11e5bb90002590263bf5.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 6/3/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:hostapd, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wpa_supplicant, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 6/1/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/4/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4141, CVE-2015-4142, CVE-2015-4143, CVE-2015-4144, CVE-2015-4145, CVE-2015-4146