Security update for wpa_supplicant

SUSE Security Update: Security update for wpa_supplicant
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2015:1013-1
Rating: moderate
References: #900611 #915323 #927558
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

  • An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


    wpa_supplicant was updated to fix three security issues:

    - CVE-2015-0210: wpa_supplicant: broken certificate subject check this
    adds the "domain_match" config option from upstream (additional to the
    already existing domain_suffix_match)
    - CVE-2014-3686: hostapd command execution
    - CVE-2015-1863: P2P SSID processing vulnerability

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-244=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-244=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • wpa_supplicant-2.2-8.1
      • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.2-8.1
      • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.2-8.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):
      • wpa_supplicant-2.2-8.1
      • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.2-8.1
      • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.2-8.1