CVE-2016-4476

Published: 09 May 2016

hostapd 0.6.7 through 2.5 and wpa_supplicant 0.6.7 through 2.5 do not reject \n and \r characters in passphrase parameters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon outage) via a crafted WPS operation.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
hostapd
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

wpa
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (2.4-0ubuntu10)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (2.4-0ubuntu10)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.4-0ubuntu10)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.4-0ubuntu6.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.1-0ubuntu1.5)
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
wpasupplicant
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist