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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-4142: wpa_supplicant, hostapd WPS UPnP vulnerability with HTTP chunked transfer encoding

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-4142: wpa_supplicant, hostapd WPS UPnP vulnerability with HTTP chunked transfer encoding

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/15/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/29/2019

Description

Integer underflow in the WMM Action frame parser in hostapd 0.5.5 through 2.4 and wpa_supplicant 0.7.0 through 2.4, when used for AP mode MLME/SME functionality, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted frame, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-hostapd
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-wpa_supplicant

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