CVE-2016-4477

Priority
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.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Notes
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
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Updated: 2020-01-29 18:28:10 UTC (commit 40f18bf14da5fb50662e1f861ea594a462b207fe)