Important: wpa_supplicant security update

2021-03-11T07:09:37
ID ALSA-2021:0809
Type almalinux
Reporter AlmaLinux
Modified 2021-07-22T14:23:51

Description

The wpa_supplicant packages contain an 802.1X Supplicant with support for WEP, WPA, WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN), and various EAP authentication methods. They implement key negotiation with a WPA Authenticator for client stations and controls the roaming and IEEE 802.11 authentication and association of the WLAN driver.

Security Fix(es):

  • wpa_supplicant: Use-after-free in P2P provision discovery processing (CVE-2021-27803)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.