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Ubuntu: USN-3455-1 (CVE-2017-13082): wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3455-1 (CVE-2017-13082): wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/16/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/16/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA and WPA2) that supports IEEE 802.11r allows reinstallation of the Pairwise Transient Key (PTK) Temporal Key (TK) during the fast BSS transmission (FT) handshake, allowing an attacker within radio range to replay, decrypt, or spoof frames.

Solution(s)

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

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