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Vulnerability of wpasupplicant: denial of service via WPS P2P NFC NDEF

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can send a malicious WPS P2P NFC NDEF packet to wpasupplicant, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Creation date: 12/11/2015.
Références of this threat: CVE-2015-8041, DSA-3397-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:2357-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:2053-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:2059-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3380-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3424-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-18291.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can send a malicious WPS P2P NFC NDEF packet to wpasupplicant, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability announce is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of LAN.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian: new wpa packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: wpa 1.0-3+deb7u3
  Debian 8: wpa 2.3-1+deb8u3

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new wpa_supplicant packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: wpa_supplicant 2.9-lp151.5.10.1

openSUSE Leap 15.2: new wpa_supplicant packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.2: wpa_supplicant 2.9-lp152.8.3.1

openSUSE Leap 42.1: new wpa_supplicant packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.1: wpa_supplicant 2.2-8.1

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new wpa_supplicant packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: wpa_supplicant 2.9-23.3.1

SUSE LE 15 RTM-SP2: new wpa_supplicant packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: wpa_supplicant 2.9-4.20.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: wpa_supplicant 2.9-4.20.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP2: wpa_supplicant 2.9-4.20.1
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