FreeBSD : hostapd and wpa_supplicant -- psk configuration parameter update allowing arbitrary data to be written (967b852b-1e28-11e6-8dd3-002590263bf5)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91268

Synopsis

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

Description

Jouni Malinen reports :

psk configuration parameter update allowing arbitrary data to be written (2016-1 - CVE-2016-4476/CVE-2016-4477).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=209564

http://w1.fi/security/2016-1/psk-parameter-config-update.txt

http://www.nessus.org/u?86ba1d12

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91268

File Name: freebsd_pkg_967b852b1e2811e68dd3002590263bf5.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 5/20/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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: 5/20/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4476, CVE-2016-4477