openSUSE Security Update : wpa_supplicant (openSUSE-2016-1104)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93700


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for wpa_supplicant fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-4141: WPS UPnP vulnerability with HTTP chunked transfer encoding. (bnc#930077)

- CVE-2015-4142: Integer underflow in AP mode WMM Action frame processing. (bnc#930078)

- CVE-2015-4143: EAP-pwd missing payload length validation. (bnc#930079)

- CVE-2015-5310: Ignore Key Data in WNM Sleep Mode Response frame if no PMF in use. (bsc#952254)

- CVE-2015-8041: Fix payload length validation in NDEF record parser. (bsc#937419)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected wpa_supplicant packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93700

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1104.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/26

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 4.3

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

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:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4141, CVE-2015-4142, CVE-2015-4143, CVE-2015-5310, CVE-2015-8041