CVE-2015-4144

medium

Description

The EAP-pwd server and peer implementation in hostapd and wpa_supplicant 1.0 through 2.4 does not validate that a message is long enough to contain the Total-Length field, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted message.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00019.html

http://w1.fi/security/2015-4/eap-pwd-missing-payload-length-validation.txt

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3397

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/09/6

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/05/31/6

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2650-1

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-17

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-06-15

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM