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Ubuntu: USN-2808-1 (CVE-2015-5315): wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2808-1 (CVE-2015-5315): wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/10/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/16/2015
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The eap_pwd_process function in eap_peer/eap_pwd.c in wpa_supplicant 2.x before 2.6 does not validate that the reassembly buffer is large enough for the final fragment when EAP-pwd is enabled in a network configuration profile, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process termination) via a large final fragment in an EAP-pwd message.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-hostapd
  • ubuntu-upgrade-wpasupplicant

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