USN-4098-1: wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerability
14 August 2019
wpa_supplicant and hostapd could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- wpa - client support for WPA and WPA2
It was discovered that wpa_supplicant and hostapd were vulnerable to a side
channel attack against EAP-pwd. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to recover certain passwords.
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.