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CVE-2015-4142 Detail

Current Description

Integer underflow in the WMM Action frame parser in hostapd 0.5.5 through 2.4 and wpa_supplicant 0.7.0 through 2.4, when used for AP mode MLME/SME functionality, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted frame, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171401.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172608.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172655.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00019.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1090.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1439.html
http://w1.fi/security/2015-3/integer-underflow-in-ap-mode-wmm-action-frame.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3397
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/09/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/31/6
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032625
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2650-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-17 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:0.7.0
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:0.7.1
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:0.7.2
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:0.7.3
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:1.0
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:1.1
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:2.0
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:2.1
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:2.2
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:2.3
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:2.4
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:0.7.0
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:0.7.1
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:0.7.2
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:0.7.3
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:1.0
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:1.1
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:2.0
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:2.1
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:2.2
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:2.3
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 cpe:/a:w1.fi:hostapd:2.4
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4142
NVD Published Date:
06/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018