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Mandriva: 2012:168: hostapd Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in hostapd: hostapd 0.7.3, and possibly other versions before 1.0, uses 0644 permissions for /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information such as credentials [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2012:168
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : hostapd
 Date    : October 22, 2012
 Affected: 2011.
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 Problem Description:

 Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in hostapd:
 
 hostapd 0.7.3, and possibly other versions before 1.0, uses 0644
 permissions for /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf, which might allow
 local users to obtain sensitive information such as credentials
 (CVE-2012-2389).
 
 Heap-based buffer overflow in the eap_server_tls_process_fragment
 function in eap_server_tls_common.c in the EAP authentication server
 in hostapd 0.6 through 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial
 of service (crash or abort) via a small TLS Message Length value in
 an EAP-TLS message with the More Fragments flag set (CVE-2012-4445).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2389
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-4445
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2011:
 8fa9981eaf73dd9e84b62b42e300211a  2011/i586/hostapd-0.7.3-2.3-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 
 912f917c8f0d5c8d146d544f9099cc29  2011/SRPMS/hostapd-0.7.3-2.3.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
 4d692e59b6e55c1cc9292315fcc0570a  2011/x86_64/hostapd-0.7.3-2.3-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 
 912f917c8f0d5c8d146d544f9099cc29  2011/SRPMS/hostapd-0.7.3-2.3.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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