USN-3505-1: Linux firmware vulnerabilities
06 December 2017
Several security issues were fixed in linux-firmware.
- linux-firmware - Firmware for Linux kernel drivers
Mathy Vanhoef discovered that the firmware for several Intel WLAN
devices incorrectly handled WPA2 in relation to Wake on WLAN. A
remote attacker could use this issue with key reinstallation attacks
to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-13081)
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.
- USN-3455-1: wpasupplicant, wpa, hostapd