GLSA-201606-17 : hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91862
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-17 (hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities exist in both hostapd and wpa_supplicant.
Please review the CVE identifiers for more information.
Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll hostapd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/hostapd-2.5' All wpa_supplicant users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/wpa_supplicant-2.5-r1'