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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Aircrack-ng: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201310-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 07, 2013
Bug(s): #311797
ID: 201310-06

Synopsis

A buffer overflow vulnerability in Aircrack-ng could result in
execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.


Background

Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can
recover keys once enough data packets have been captured.


Affected Packages

Package: net-wireless/aircrack-ng
Vulnerable: < 1.1-r2
Unaffected: >= 1.1-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in Aircrack-ng.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted dump
file using Aircrack-ng, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-wireless/aircrack-ng-1.1-r2"
   


References

CVE-2010-1159
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