CVE-2016-4477

Priority
Low
Description
wpa_supplicant 0.4.0 through 2.5 does not reject \n and \r characters in
passphrase parameters, which allows local users to trigger arbitrary
library loading and consequently gain privileges, or cause a denial of
service (daemon outage), via a crafted (1) SET, (2) SET_CRED, or (3)
SET_NETWORK command.
References
Bugs
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Source: wpa (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):released (2.4-0ubuntu10)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (2.1-0ubuntu1.5)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.4-0ubuntu6.2)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (2.4-0ubuntu9.1)
Patches:
Upstream:http://w1.fi/security/2016-1/0001-WPS-Reject-a-Credential-with-invalid-passphrase.patch
Upstream:http://w1.fi/security/2016-1/0002-Reject-psk-parameter-set-with-invalid-passphrase-cha.patch
Upstream:http://w1.fi/security/2016-1/0003-Remove-newlines-from-wpa_supplicant-config-network-o.patch
Upstream:http://w1.fi/security/2016-1/0004-Reject-SET_CRED-commands-with-newline-characters-in-.patch
Upstream:http://w1.fi/security/2016-1/0005-Reject-SET-commands-with-newline-characters-in-the-s.patch
More Information

Updated: 2017-10-23 12:25:43 UTC (commit 13562)