GLSA-201411-08 : Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79416


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-08 (Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Aircrack-ng. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A local attacker can use this flaw to execute arbitrary code or gain escalated privileges. A remote attacker execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/aircrack-ng-1.2_rc1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79416

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201411-08.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/11/24

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:aircrack-ng, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8321, CVE-2014-8322, CVE-2014-8323, CVE-2014-8324

BID: 71068, 71084, 71085, 71342

GLSA: 201411-08