USN-2577-1: wpa_supplicant vulnerability
23 April 2015
wpa_supplicant could be made to crash, expose memory, or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- wpa - client support for WPA and WPA2
It was discovered that wpa_supplicant incorrectly handled SSID information
when creating or updating P2P peer entries. A remote attacker could use
this issue to cause wpa_supplicant to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, expose memory contents, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.