SUSE-SU-2020:3424-1: moderate: Security update for wpa_supplicant

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Thu Nov 19 13:18:29 MST 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for wpa_supplicant

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:3424-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1131644 #1131868 #1131870 #1131871 #1131872 
                    #1131874 #1133640 #1144443 #1150934 #1156920 
                    #1165266 #1166933 #1167331 SLE-14992 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-8041 CVE-2017-13077 CVE-2017-13078
                    CVE-2017-13079 CVE-2017-13080 CVE-2017-13081
                    CVE-2017-13082 CVE-2017-13086 CVE-2017-13087
                    CVE-2017-13088 CVE-2018-14526 CVE-2019-11555
                    CVE-2019-13377 CVE-2019-16275 CVE-2019-9494
                    CVE-2019-9495 CVE-2019-9497 CVE-2019-9498
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

   An update that fixes 19 vulnerabilities, contains one
   feature is now available.


   This update for wpa_supplicant fixes the following issues:

   wpa_supplicant was updated to 2.9 release:

      * SAE changes
        - disable use of groups using Brainpool curves
        - improved protection against side channel attacks
      * EAP-pwd changes
        - disable use of groups using Brainpool curves
        - allow the set of groups to be configured (eap_pwd_groups)
        - improved protection against side channel attacks
      * fixed FT-EAP initial mobility domain association using PMKSA caching
        (disabled by default for backwards compatibility; can be enabled with
      * fixed a regression in OpenSSL 1.1+ engine loading
      * added validation of RSNE in (Re)Association Response frames
      * fixed DPP bootstrapping URI parser of channel list
      * extended EAP-SIM/AKA fast re-authentication to allow use with FILS
      * extended ca_cert_blob to support PEM format
      * improved robustness of P2P Action frame scheduling
      * added support for EAP-SIM/AKA using anonymous at realm identity
      * fixed Hotspot 2.0 credential selection based on roaming consortium to
        ignore credentials without a specific EAP method
      * added experimental support for EAP-TEAP peer (RFC 7170)
      * added experimental support for EAP-TLS peer with TLS v1.3
      * fixed a regression in WMM parameter configuration for a TDLS peer
      * fixed a regression in operation with drivers that offload 802.1X
        4-way handshake
      * fixed an ECDH operation corner case with OpenSSL
      * SAE changes
        - added support for SAE Password Identifier
        - changed default configuration to enable only groups 19, 20, 21
   (i.e., disable groups 25 and 26) and disable all unsuitable groups
   completely based on REVmd changes
        - do not regenerate PWE unnecessarily when the AP uses the
   anti-clogging token mechanisms
        - fixed some association cases where both SAE and FT-SAE were enabled
          on both the station and the selected AP
        - started to prefer FT-SAE over SAE AKM if both are enabled
        - started to prefer FT-SAE over FT-PSK if both are enabled
        - fixed FT-SAE when SAE PMKSA caching is used
        - reject use of unsuitable groups based on new implementation
   guidance in REVmd (allow only FFC groups with prime >= 3072 bits and ECC
   groups with prime >= 256)
        - minimize timing and memory use differences in PWE derivation
   [] (CVE-2019-9494, bsc#1131868)
      * EAP-pwd changes
        - minimize timing and memory use differences in PWE derivation
   [] (CVE-2019-9495, bsc#1131870)
        - verify server scalar/element []
   (CVE-2019-9497, CVE-2019-9498, CVE-2019-9499, bsc#1131874, bsc#1131872,
   bsc#1131871, bsc#1131644)
        - fix message reassembly issue with unexpected fragment
   [] (CVE-2019-11555, bsc#1133640)
        - enforce rand,mask generation rules more strictly
        - fix a memory leak in PWE derivation
        - disallow ECC groups with a prime under 256 bits (groups 25, 26, and
        - SAE/EAP-pwd side-channel attack update
   [] (CVE-2019-13377, bsc#1144443)
      * fixed CONFIG_IEEE80211R=y (FT) build without CONFIG_FILS=y
      * Hotspot 2.0 changes
        - do not indicate release number that is higher than the one AP
        - added support for release number 3
        - enable PMF automatically for network profiles created from
      * fixed OWE network profile saving
      * fixed DPP network profile saving
      * added support for RSN operating channel validation (CONFIG_OCV=y and
        network profile parameter ocv=1)
      * added Multi-AP backhaul STA support
      * fixed build with LibreSSL
      * number of MKA/MACsec fixes and extensions
      * extended domain_match and domain_suffix_match to allow list of values
      * fixed dNSName matching in domain_match and domain_suffix_match when
        using wolfSSL
      * started to prefer FT-EAP-SHA384 over WPA-EAP-SUITE-B-192 AKM if both
        are enabled
      * extended nl80211 Connect and external authentication to support SAE,
        FT-SAE, FT-EAP-SHA384
      * fixed KEK2 derivation for FILS+FT
      * extended client_cert file to allow loading of a chain of PEM encoded
      * extended beacon reporting functionality
      * extended D-Bus interface with number of new properties
      * fixed a regression in FT-over-DS with mac80211-based drivers
      * OpenSSL: allow systemwide policies to be overridden
      * extended driver flags indication for separate 802.1X and PSK 4-way
        handshake offload capability
      * added support for random P2P Device/Interface Address use
      * extended PEAP to derive EMSK to enable use with ERP/FILS
      * extended WPS to allow SAE configuration to be added automatically for
        PSK (wps_cred_add_sae=1)
      * removed support for the old D-Bus interface (CONFIG_CTRL_IFACE_DBUS)
      * extended domain_match and domain_suffix_match to allow list of values
      * added a RSN workaround for misbehaving PMF APs that advertise
        IGTK/BIP KeyID using incorrect byte order
      * fixed PTK rekeying with FILS and FT
      * fixed WPA packet number reuse with replayed messages and key
        reinstallation [] (CVE-2017-13077,
        CVE-2017-13078, CVE-2017-13079, CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-13081,
        CVE-2017-13082, CVE-2017-13086, CVE-2017-13087, CVE-2017-13088)
      * fixed unauthenticated EAPOL-Key decryption in wpa_supplicant
        [] (CVE-2018-14526)
      * added support for FILS (IEEE 802.11ai) shared key authentication
      * added support for OWE (Opportunistic Wireless Encryption, RFC 8110;
        and transition mode defined by WFA)
      * added support for DPP (Wi-Fi Device Provisioning Protocol)
      * added support for RSA 3k key case with Suite B 192-bit level
      * fixed Suite B PMKSA caching not to update PMKID during each 4-way
      * fixed EAP-pwd pre-processing with PasswordHashHash
      * added EAP-pwd client support for salted passwords
      * fixed a regression in TDLS prohibited bit validation
      * started to use estimated throughput to avoid undesired signal
        strength based roaming decision
      * MACsec/MKA:
        - new macsec_linux driver interface support for the Linux kernel
   macsec module
        - number of fixes and extensions
      * added support for external persistent storage of PMKSA cache
        (PMKSA_GET/PMKSA_ADD control interface commands; and
        MESH_PMKSA_GET/MESH_PMKSA_SET for the mesh case)
      * fixed mesh channel configuration pri/sec switch case
      * added support for beacon report
      * large number of other fixes, cleanup, and extensions
      * added support for randomizing local address for GAS queries
        (gas_rand_mac_addr parameter)
      * fixed EAP-SIM/AKA/AKA' ext auth cases within TLS tunnel
      * added option for using random WPS UUID (auto_uuid=1)
      * added SHA256-hash support for OCSP certificate matching
      * fixed EAP-AKA' to add AT_KDF into Synchronization-Failure
      * fixed a regression in RSN pre-authentication candidate selection
      * added option to configure allowed group management cipher suites
        (group_mgmt network profile parameter)
      * removed all PeerKey functionality
      * fixed nl80211 AP and mesh mode configuration regression with Linux
        4.15 and newer
      * added ap_isolate configuration option for AP mode
      * added support for nl80211 to offload 4-way handshake into the driver
      * added support for using wolfSSL cryptographic library
      * SAE
        - added support for configuring SAE password separately of the WPA2
        - fixed PTK and EAPOL-Key integrity and key-wrap algorithm selection
   for SAE; note: this is not backwards compatible, i.e., both the AP and
   station side implementations will need to be update at the same time to
   maintain interoperability
        - added support for Password Identifier
        - fixed FT-SAE PMKID matching
      * Hotspot 2.0
        - added support for fetching of Operator Icon Metadata ANQP-element
        - added support for Roaming Consortium Selection element
        - added support for Terms and Conditions
        - added support for OSEN connection in a shared RSN BSS
        - added support for fetching Venue URL information
      * added support for using OpenSSL 1.1.1
      * FT
        - disabled PMKSA caching with FT since it is not fully functional
        - added support for SHA384 based AKM
        - added support for BIP ciphers BIP-CMAC-256, BIP-GMAC-128,
   BIP-GMAC-256 in addition to previously supported BIP-CMAC-128
        - fixed additional IE inclusion in Reassociation Request frame when
   using FT protocol

   - Limit P2P_DEVICE name to appropriate ifname size.
   - Enable SAE support(jsc#SLE-14992).
   - CVE-2019-16275: AP mode PMF disconnection protection bypass (bsc#1150934)
   - Fix wicked wlan (bsc#1156920)
   - Still include fi.epitest.hostap.WPASupplicant.service (bsc#1167331)
   - Change wpa_supplicant.service to ensure wpa_supplicant gets started
     before network. Fix WLAN config on boot with wicked. (bsc#1166933)
   - Adjust the service to start after wrt bsc#1165266

   - Using O_WRONLY flag [] (CVE-2015-8041)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-3424=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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