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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2007.1008 -- [Linux]
Updated wpa_supplicant package fixes remote denial of service
14 December 2007
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: wpa_supplicant 0.6.0 and earlier
Publisher: Mandriva Linux
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact: Denial of Service
CVE Names: CVE-2007-6025
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run
on platforms other than Mandriva. It is recommended that
administrators running wpa_supplicant check for an updated
version of the software for their operating system.
This vulnerability does not appear to affect Red Hat Linux.
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2007:245
Package : wpa_supplicant
Date : December 13, 2007
Stack-based buffer overflow in driver_wext.c in wpa_supplicant
0.6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
via crafted TSF data.
Updated package fixes this issue.
Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.
All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:
gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98
You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:
If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact
Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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