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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2014:1356-1: important: Security update for wpa_supplicant
SUSE Security Update: Security update for wpa_supplicant
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:1356-1
Rating: important
References: #868937 #900611
Cross-References: CVE-2014-3686
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available.

Description:


This update fixes a remote code execution vulnerability in
wpa_supplicant's wpa_cli and hostapd_cli tools. CVE-2014-3686 has been
assigned to this issue.

Additionally, password based authentication with PKCS#5v2 has been enabled.

Security Issues:

* CVE-2014-3686
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3686>


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 11 SP3 for VMware:

zypper in -t patch slessp3-wpa_supplicant-9894

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:

zypper in -t patch slessp3-wpa_supplicant-9894

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3:

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-wpa_supplicant-9894

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

wpa_supplicant-0.7.1-6.15.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

wpa_supplicant-0.7.1-6.15.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 (i586 x86_64):

wpa_supplicant-0.7.1-6.15.1
wpa_supplicant-gui-0.7.1-6.15.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3686.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=868937
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=900611

http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=9f3807d02ddf4d7bc2ece4eadc5e4618

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