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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201411-08

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201411-08
Posted Nov 24, 2014
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201411-8 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Aircrack-ng, possibly resulting in local privilege escalation, remote code execution, or Denial of Service. Versions prior to 1.2_rc1 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, local, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-8321, CVE-2014-8322, CVE-2014-8323, CVE-2014-8324
SHA-256 | 642f3d924ae079e3b509f1421890b09bd3d9ddf87237d95d6d6cb5a9eded2604

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201411-08

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Severity: Normal
Title: Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date: November 23, 2014
Bugs: #528132
ID: 201411-08

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Aircrack-ng, possibly
resulting in local privilege escalation, remote code execution, or
Denial of Service.

Background
==========

Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can
recover keys once enough data packets have been captured.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-wireless/aircrack-ng
< 1.2_rc1 >= 1.2_rc1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Aircrack-ng. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A local attacker can use this flaw to execute arbitrary code or gain
escalated privileges. A remote attacker execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=net-wireless/aircrack-ng-1.2_rc1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-8321
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8321
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-8322
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8322
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-8323
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8323
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-8324
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-8324

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201411-08.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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