WPA Security Update for Debian 8 LTS
Posted on: 08/10/2018 08:29 AM

Updated wpa packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 8 LTS

WPA Security Update for Debian 8 LTS

Package : wpa
Version : 2.3-1+deb8u6
CVE ID : CVE-2018-14526
Debian Bug : 905739

The following vulnerability was discovered in wpa_supplicant.

| An issue was discovered in rsn_supp/wpa.c in wpa_supplicant 2.0
| through 2.6. Under certain conditions, the integrity of EAPOL-Key
| messages is not checked, leading to a decryption oracle. An attacker
| within range of the Access Point and client can abuse the
| vulnerability to recover sensitive information.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your wpa packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS.

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