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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 :
Threat Level: High

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