FreeBSD : hostapd -- multiple vulnerabilities (04bc4e23-9a70-42cb-9fec-3613632d34bc)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99058


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Jouni Malinen reports :

EAP-pwd missing last fragment length validation. (2015-7 - CVE-2015-5315)

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


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99058

File Name: freebsd_pkg_04bc4e239a7042cb9fec3613632d34bc.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 3/30/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:hostapd, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/3/2016