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<glsa id="201606-17">
<title>hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in hostapd and
wpa_supplicant, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or
cause Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">wpa_supplicant</product>
<announced>June 27, 2016</announced>
<revised>June 27, 2016: 1</revised>
<package name="net-wireless/hostapd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.5</vulnerable>
<package name="net-wireless/wpa_supplicant" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.5-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.5-r1</vulnerable>
<p>wpa_supplicant is a WPA Supplicant with support for WPA and WPA2 (IEEE
802.11i / RSN). hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and
authentication servers.
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities exist in both hostapd and wpa_supplicant.
Please review the CVE identifiers for more information.
<impact type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or cause Denial of Service.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All hostapd users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-wireless/hostapd-2.5"
<p>All wpa_supplicant users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<uri link="">CVE-2014-3686</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2014-3686</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-1863</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-4141</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-4142</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-4143</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-4144</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-4145</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-4146</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:59:29 +0000">K_F</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:31:51 +0000">b-man</metadata>