exploit the possibilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3745-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3745-1
Posted Aug 20, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3745-1 - It was discovered that wpa_supplicant and hostapd incorrectly handled certain messages. An attacker could possibly use this to access sensitive information.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-14526
MD5 | d3b416b4dc1249a96d0bc5af6a871107

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3745-1

Change Mirror Download
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3745-1
August 20, 2018

wpa vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

wpa_supplicant and hostapd could be made to expose sensitive
information if it received a crafted message.

Software Description:
- wpa: client support for WPA and WPA2

Details:

It was discovered that wpa_supplicant and hostapd incorrectly handled
certain messages. An attacker could possibly use this to access
sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
hostapd 2:2.6-15ubuntu2.1
wpasupplicant 2:2.6-15ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
hostapd 2.4-0ubuntu6.3
wpasupplicant 2.4-0ubuntu6.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
hostapd 2.1-0ubuntu1.6
wpasupplicant 2.1-0ubuntu1.6

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3745-1
CVE-2018-14526

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wpa/2:2.6-15ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wpa/2.4-0ubuntu6.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wpa/2.1-0ubuntu1.6

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

File Archive:

May 2019

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    May 1st
    16 Files
  • 2
    May 2nd
    8 Files
  • 3
    May 3rd
    8 Files
  • 4
    May 4th
    2 Files
  • 5
    May 5th
    1 Files
  • 6
    May 6th
    15 Files
  • 7
    May 7th
    22 Files
  • 8
    May 8th
    16 Files
  • 9
    May 9th
    17 Files
  • 10
    May 10th
    16 Files
  • 11
    May 11th
    3 Files
  • 12
    May 12th
    4 Files
  • 13
    May 13th
    25 Files
  • 14
    May 14th
    24 Files
  • 15
    May 15th
    78 Files
  • 16
    May 16th
    16 Files
  • 17
    May 17th
    16 Files
  • 18
    May 18th
    2 Files
  • 19
    May 19th
    1 Files
  • 20
    May 20th
    11 Files
  • 21
    May 21st
    21 Files
  • 22
    May 22nd
    20 Files
  • 23
    May 23rd
    36 Files
  • 24
    May 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    May 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    May 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    May 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    May 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    May 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    May 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    May 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2019 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close