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CVE-2016-4477

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.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: May 9, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: May 10, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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