Security update for wpa_supplicant

SUSE Security Update: Security update for wpa_supplicant
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:1125-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1184348
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for wpa_supplicant fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2021-30004: Fixed an issue where forging attacks might have occured because AlgorithmIdentifier parameters were mishandled in tls/pkcs1.c and tls/x509v3.c (bsc#1184348)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2021-1125=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.9-23.12.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.9-23.12.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.9-23.12.1