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MDKSA-2006:088: hostapd Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the hostapd package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:088 (hostapd).
Hostapd 0.3.7 allows 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
Threat Level: High
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