Security update for wpa_supplicant

SUSE Security Update: Security update for wpa_supplicant
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1088-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1104205 #1109209
Cross-References: CVE-2018-14526
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.

Description:

This update for wpa_supplicant fixes the following issues:
This security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2018-14526: Under certain conditions, the integrity of EAPOL-Key messages was not checked, leading to a decryption oracle. An attacker within range of the Access Point and client could have abused the vulnerability to recover sensitive information (bsc#1104205).

This non-security issue was fixed:
  • Enabled PWD as EAP method. This allows for password-based authentication, which is easier to setup than most of the other methods, and is used by the Eduroam network (bsc#1109209).

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-1088=1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2019-1088=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (s390x x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 (x86_64):
    • wpa_supplicant-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debuginfo-2.6-15.10.1
    • wpa_supplicant-debugsource-2.6-15.10.1

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