An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the hostapd 2.6,
where an attacker could trigger AP to send IAPP location updates for
stations, before the required authentication process has completed. This
could lead to different denial of service scenarios, either by causing CAM
table attacks, or by leading to traffic flapping if faking already existing
clients in other nearby Aps of the same wireless infrastructure. An
attacker can forge Authentication and Association Request packets to
trigger this vulnerability.
Source: wpa (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):needs-triage
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needs-triage
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Updated: 2020-07-28 18:58:11 UTC (commit 7b6828437fde0509248708fcdb5b0f7587b85bd1)