Debian: DSA-3397-1: wpa security update

    Date10 Nov 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in wpa_supplicant and hostapd. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3397-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    November 10, 2015                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wpa
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-4141 CVE-2015-4142 CVE-2015-4143 CVE-2015-4144
                     CVE-2015-4145 CVE-2015-4146 CVE-2015-5310 CVE-2015-5314
                     CVE-2015-5315 CVE-2015-5316 CVE-2015-8041
    Debian Bug     : 787371 787372 787373 795740 804707 804708 804710
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in wpa_supplicant and
    hostapd. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
    following problems:
    
    CVE-2015-4141
    
        Kostya Kortchinsky of the Google Security Team discovered a
        vulnerability in the WPS UPnP function with HTTP chunked transfer
        encoding which may result in a denial of service.
    
    CVE-2015-4142
    
        Kostya Kortchinsky of the Google Security Team discovered a
        vulnerability in the WMM Action frame processing which may result in
        a denial of service.
    
    CVE-2015-4143 CVE-2015-4144 CVE-2015-4145 CVE-2015-4146
    
        Kostya Kortchinsky of the Google Security Team discovered that
        EAP-pwd payload is not properly validated which may result in a
        denial of service.
    
    CVE-2015-5310
    
        Jouni Malinen discovered a flaw in the WMM Sleep Mode Response frame
        processing. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to
        mount a denial of service.
    
    CVE-2015-5314 CVE-2015-5315
    
        Jouni Malinen discovered a flaw in the handling of EAP-pwd messages
        which may result in a denial of service.
    
    CVE-2015-5316
    
        Jouni Malinen discovered a flaw in the handling of EAP-pwd Confirm
        messages which may result in a denial of service.
    
    CVE-2015-8041
    
        Incomplete WPS and P2P NFC NDEF record payload length validation may
        result in a denial of service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1.0-3+deb7u3. The oldstable distribution (wheezy) is only
    affected by CVE-2015-4141, CVE-2015-4142, CVE-2015-4143 and
    CVE-2015-8041.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.3-1+deb8u3.
    
    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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