[Full-disclosure] [ MDKSA-2007:245 ] - Updated wpa_supplicant package fixes remote denial of service




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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2007:245
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : wpa_supplicant
Date : December 13, 2007
Affected: 2008.0
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Problem Description:

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.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6025
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
80c2dc52d42fb324f6ff90fcfe02b9fa 2008.0/i586/wpa_gui-0.6.0-1.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
0ec22d8e71719af986748a86ee4063ce 2008.0/i586/wpa_supplicant-0.6.0-1.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
18581ca13cf1758016bfaf52a0ea4992 2008.0/SRPMS/wpa_supplicant-0.6.0-1.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
677b536c2f630585c2df72a832aee497 2008.0/x86_64/wpa_gui-0.6.0-1.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
0c87ce95a9432518480ccdc7eed168bb 2008.0/x86_64/wpa_supplicant-0.6.0-1.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
18581ca13cf1758016bfaf52a0ea4992 2008.0/SRPMS/wpa_supplicant-0.6.0-1.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm
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