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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-4476: wpa_supplicant security vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-4476: wpa_supplicant security vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/29/2019

Description

hostapd 0.6.7 through 2.5 and wpa_supplicant 0.6.7 through 2.5 do not reject \n and \r characters in passphrase parameters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via a crafted WPS operation.

Solution(s)

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

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