USN-3969-2: wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerability
09 May 2019
wpa_supplicant and hostapd could be made to crash if they received specially crafted network traffic.
- wpa - client support for WPA and WPA2
USN-3969-1 fixed a vulnerability in wpa_supplicant and hostapd. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that wpa_supplicant and hostapd incorrectly handled
unexpected fragments when using EAP-pwd. A remote attacker could possibly
use this issue to cause a denial of service.
- USN-3969-1: wpasupplicant, wpasupplicant-udeb, wpa, wpagui, hostapd