Upstream information

CVE-2016-4477 at MITRE

Description

wpa_supplicant 0.4.0 through 2.5 does not reject \n and \r characters in passphrase parameters, which allows local users to trigger arbitrary library loading and consequently gain privileges, or cause a denial of service (daemon outage), via a crafted (1) SET, (2) SET_CRED, or (3) SET_NETWORK command.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.4 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 978175 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 6
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
SUSE Manager Server 4.0
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-4.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-4.11.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1
SUSE Manager Server 4.1
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-4.17.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-4.17.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
SUSE Manager Server 4.2
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.9-4.29.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 GA wpa_supplicant-2.9-4.29.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
SUSE Manager Server 4.3
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.9-4.33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 GA wpa_supplicant-2.9-4.33.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-2.50
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-2.50
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-15.10.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-15.10.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-lp150.2.13
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-lp150.2.13
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-lp152.7.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.2 GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-lp152.7.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.9-4.29.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.3 GA wpa_supplicant-2.9-4.29.1
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.9-4.33.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.4 GA wpa_supplicant-2.9-4.33.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • wpa_supplicant >= 2.6-1.1
  • wpa_supplicant-gui >= 2.6-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA wpa_supplicant-2.6-1.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.5 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 wpa_supplicant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 wpa_supplicant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 wpa_supplicant Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 ESPOS wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 wpa_supplicant Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS wpa_supplicant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 wpa_supplicant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS wpa_supplicant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS wpa_supplicant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 wpa_supplicant Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 wpa_supplicant Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP2 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 wpa_supplicant Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 wpa_supplicant In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 wpa_supplicant In progress