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CVE-2019-9497 Detail

Current Description

The implementations of EAP-PWD in hostapd EAP Server and wpa_supplicant EAP Peer do not validate the scalar and element values in EAP-pwd-Commit. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to complete EAP-PWD authentication without knowing the password. However, unless the crypto library does not implement additional checks for the EC point, the attacker will not be able to derive the session key or complete the key exchange. Both hostapd with SAE support and wpa_supplicant with SAE support prior to and including version 2.4 are affected. Both hostapd with EAP-pwd support and wpa_supplicant with EAP-pwd support prior to and including version 2.7 are affected.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152914/FreeBSD-Security-Advisory-FreeBSD-SA-19-03.wpa.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/07/msg00030.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/56OBBOJJSKRTDGEXZOVFSTP4HDSDBLAE/ Mailing List Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/SVMJOFEYBGXZLFF5IOLW67SSOPKFEJP3/ Mailing List Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/TDOZGR3T7FVO5JSZWK2QPR7AOFIEJTIZ/ Mailing List Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/May/40
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-19:03.wpa.asc
https://w1.fi/security/2019-4/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.synology.com/security/advisory/Synology_SA_19_16

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Authentication (CWE-287)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:w1.fi:hostapd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.4
 cpe:2.3:a:w1.fi:hostapd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.5
Up to (including)
2.7
 cpe:2.3:a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.4
 cpe:2.3:a:w1.fi:wpa_supplicant:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.5
Up to (including)
2.7

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-9497
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/15/2019