CVE-2016-4477

MEDIUM

Description

wpa_supplicant 0.4.0 through 2.5 does not reject \n and \r characters in passphrase parameters, which allows local users to trigger arbitrary library loading and consequently gain privileges, or cause a denial of service (daemon outage), via a crafted (1) SET, (2) SET_CRED, or (3) SET_NETWORK command.

References

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-05-01.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/03/12

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3455-1

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-05-09

Updated: 2017-10-23

Type: CWE-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH