USN-4136-1: wpa_supplicant and hostapd vulnerability
18 September 2019
wpa_supplicant could be made to be disconnected and require reconnection to the network if it received a specially crafted management frame.
- wpa - client support for WPA and WPA2
It was discovered that wpa_supplicant incorrectly handled certain management
frames. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
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-4136-2: wpasupplicant, wpasupplicant-udeb, hostapd, wpagui, wpa