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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2019-11555: hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2019-11555: hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/26/2019
Created
08/20/2019
Added
08/19/2019
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The EAP-pwd implementation in hostapd (EAP server) before 2.8 and wpa_supplicant (EAP peer) before 2.8 does not validate fragmentation reassembly state properly for a case where an unexpected fragment could be received. This could result in process termination due to a NULL pointer dereference (denial of service). This affects eap_server/eap_server_pwd.c and eap_peer/eap_pwd.c.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-wireless-hostapd
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-wireless-wpa_supplicant

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