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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   wpa_supplicant Vendors:   Malinen, Jouni et al
wpa_supplicant Integer Overflow in Processing WMM Action Frames Lets Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032625
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032625
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4142   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in wpa_supplicant. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user on the wireless network can send a specially crafted Wifi Multimedia (WMM) Action frame to cause the target wpa_supplicant to crash.

The original advisory is available at:

http://w1.fi/security/2015-3/integer-underflow-in-ap-mode-wmm-action-frame.txt

Kostya Kortchinsky of Google Security Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user on the wireless network can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a patch, available at:

http://w1.fi/security/2015-3/0001-AP-WMM-Fix-integer-underflow-in-WMM-Action-frame-par.patch

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://w1.fi/security/2015-3/integer-underflow-in-ap-mode-wmm-action-frame.txt

Vendor URL:  w1.fi/security/2015-3/integer-underflow-in-ap-mode-wmm-action-frame.txt (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (FreeBSD), UNIX (NetBSD), UNIX (OpenBSD), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 24 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix) wpa_supplicant Integer Overflow in Processing WMM Action Frames Lets Remote Users
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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