openSUSE Security Update : wpa-supplicant (openSUSE-2015-411)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 84183
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


wpa_supplicant was updated to fix three security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

CVE-2015-4141: WPS UPnP vulnerability with HTTP chunked transfer encoding (boo#930077) CVE-2015-4142: Integer underflow in AP mode WMM Action frame processing (boo#930078) CVE-2015-4143: EAP-pwd missing payload length validation (boo#930079)


Update the affected wpa-supplicant packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84183

File Name: openSUSE-2015-411.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/15/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 6/3/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4141, CVE-2015-4142, CVE-2015-4143