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Ubuntu: USN-3944-1 (CVE-2019-9499): wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3944-1 (CVE-2019-9499): wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/10/2019
Created
04/26/2019
Added
04/24/2019
Modified
01/20/2021

Description

The implementations of EAP-PWD in wpa_supplicant EAP Peer, when built against a crypto library missing explicit validation on imported elements, do not validate the scalar and element values in EAP-pwd-Commit. An attacker may complete authentication, session key and control of the data connection with a client. Both hostapd with SAE support and wpa_supplicant with SAE support prior to and including version 2.4 are affected. Both hostapd with EAP-pwd support and wpa_supplicant with EAP-pwd support prior to and including version 2.7 are affected.

Solution(s)

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

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