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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:088: hostapd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the hostapd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:088 (hostapd).



Hostapd 0.3.7 permits remote attackers to cause a denial of service

(segmentation fault) via an unspecified value in the key_data_length

field of an EAPoL frame.



Packages have been patched to correct this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:088
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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