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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3686

wpa_supplicant and hostapd 0.7.2 through 2.2, when running with certain configurations and using wpa_cli or hostapd_cli with action scripts, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted frame.
Publish Date : 2014-10-15 Last Update Date : 2016-07-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3052-1 wpa - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26962 unix
ELSA-2014-1956 -- wpa_supplicant security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28391 unix
RHSA-2014:1956 -- wpa_supplicant security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27507 unix
RHSA-2014:1956: wpa_supplicant security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141956 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1356-1 -- Security update for wpa_supplicant (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28509 unix
SUSE-SU-2015:1013-1 -- Security update for wpa_supplicant (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29095 unix
USN-2383-1 -- wpa_supplicant vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27129 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3686

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Hostapd 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Hostapd 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Hostapd 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Hostapd 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Hostapd 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Hostapd 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wpa Supplicant 0.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wpa Supplicant 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wpa Supplicant 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wpa Supplicant 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wpa Supplicant 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wpa Supplicant 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1 Hostapd 6 Wpa Supplicant 6

- References For CVE-2014-3686
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1356
BID 70396 wpa_supplicant and hostapd CVE-2014-3686 Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-05
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1956
MLIST [oss-security] 20141009 wpa_cli and hostapd_cli action script execution vulnerability
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1313
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1314

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3686

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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