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    Debian: DSA-3052-1: wpa security update

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    Jouni Malinen discovered an input sanitization issue in the wpa_cli and hostapd_cli tools included in the wpa package. A remote wifi system within range could provide a crafted string triggering arbitrary code execution running with privileges of the affected wpa_cli or hostapd_cli
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3052-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
    October 15, 2014                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wpa
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3686
    Debian Bug     : 765352
    
    Jouni Malinen discovered an input sanitization issue in the wpa_cli and
    hostapd_cli tools included in the wpa package.  A remote wifi system
    within range could provide a crafted string triggering arbitrary code
    execution running with privileges of the affected wpa_cli or hostapd_cli
    process.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0-3+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your wpa packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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