Upstream information

CVE-2016-4476 at MITRE

Description

hostapd 0.6.7 through 2.5 and wpa_supplicant 0.6.7 through 2.5 do not reject \n and \r characters in passphrase parameters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via a crafted WPS operation.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.96 1.85
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 978172 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • hostapd >= 2.6-1.1
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-1.1
  • wpa_supplicant-gui >= 2.6-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA hostapd
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA wpa_supplicant


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
wpa_supplicant