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Debian LTS: DLA-2581-1: wpa security update

Date 02 Mar 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A vulnerability was discovered in how p2p/p2p_pd.c in wpa_supplicant before 2.10 processes P2P (Wi-Fi Direct) provision discovery requests. It could result in denial of service or other impact (potentially execution of arbitrary code), for an attacker within radio range.

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2581-1              This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Utkarsh Gupta
March 03, 2021                              https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : wpa
Version        : 2:2.4-1+deb9u9
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-27803

A vulnerability was discovered in how p2p/p2p_pd.c in wpa_supplicant
before 2.10 processes P2P (Wi-Fi Direct) provision discovery requests.
It could result in denial of service or other impact (potentially
execution of arbitrary code), for an attacker within radio range.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
2:2.4-1+deb9u9.

We recommend that you upgrade your wpa packages.

For the detailed security status of wpa please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/wpa

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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