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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.878022
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora: Security Advisory for hostapd (FEDORA-2020-df3e1cfde9)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'hostapd'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-df3e1cfde9 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'hostapd'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-df3e1cfde9 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers. It
implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP
Authenticators and RADIUS authentication server.

hostapd is designed to be a 'daemon' program that runs in the back-ground and
acts as the backend component controlling authentication. hostapd supports
separate frontend programs and an example text-based frontend, hostapd_cli, is
included with hostapd.

Affected Software/OS:
'hostapd' package(s) on Fedora 32.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12695
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