Fedora 21 : wpa_supplicant-2.0-17.fc21 (2015-cfea96144a)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89417

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

wpa_supplicant-2.0-17.fc21 - Make sure that network filesystems are unmounted when shutting down (rh #1214466) - CVE-2015-4142: AP WMM:
Fix integer underflow in WMM Action frame parser (rh #1221178)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected wpa_supplicant package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1221178

http://www.nessus.org/u?64af9f3c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89417

File Name: fedora_2015-cfea96144a.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wpa_supplicant, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/23/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4142