wpa_supplicant

2015-05-12T00:24:33
ID SSA-2015-132-03
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2015-05-12T00:24:33

Description

New wpa_supplicant packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded. This update fixes potential denial of service issues. For more information, see: http://w1.fi/security/2015-1/wpa_supplicant-p2p-ssid-overflow.txt http://w1.fi/security/2015-2/wps-upnp-http-chunked-transfer-encoding.txt http://w1.fi/security/2015-3/integer-underflow-in-ap-mode-wmm-action-frame.txt http://w1.fi/security/2015-4/eap-pwd-missing-payload-length-validation.txt http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1863 ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab (http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/wpa_supplicant-2.4-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/wpa_supplicant-2.4-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/wpa_supplicant-2.4-x86_64-2.txz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package: 7f0be52bb776a4271e2c75c4a36ff6b2 wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: 51465ca8c06051e104c640e00c52c828 wpa_supplicant-2.4-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package: 6f6241c6acb4f425d1f3d8c049897563 wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 890d7affeaa810b132b751e8d786104e wpa_supplicant-2.4-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package: ee59505664ba2dffc0de89613ff0aaa7 n/wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-2.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package: faddaa8944aee1696ac50d634c68b369 n/wpa_supplicant-2.4-x86_64-2.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg wpa_supplicant-2.4-i486-1_slack14.1.txz