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MGASA-2021-0095 - Updated wpa_supplicant packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 02 Mar 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0095.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: 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 (CVE-2021-27803).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28438
- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/02/27/1
- https://w1.fi/security/2021-1/wpa_supplicant-p2p-provision-discovery-processing-vulnerability.txt
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-27803

SRPMS:
- 7/core/wpa_supplicant-2.9-1.4.mga7
- 8/core/wpa_supplicant-2.9-8.1.mga8

Mageia 2021-0095: wpa_supplicant security update

A vulnerability was discovered in how p2p/p2p_pd.c in wpa_supplicant before 2.10 processes P2P (Wi-Fi Direct) provision discovery requests

Summary

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 (CVE-2021-27803).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28438

- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/02/27/1

- https://w1.fi/security/2021-1/wpa_supplicant-p2p-provision-discovery-processing-vulnerability.txt

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-27803

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0095 - Updated wpa_supplicant packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/wpa_supplicant-2.9-1.4.mga7

- 8/core/wpa_supplicant-2.9-8.1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 02 Mar 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0095.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2021-27803

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