Bug 1280277 - CVE-2015-5310 wpa_supplicant: unauthorized WNM Sleep Mode GTK control [fedora-all]
CVE-2015-5310 wpa_supplicant: unauthorized WNM Sleep Mode GTK control [fedora...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wpa_supplicant (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Lubomir Rintel
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: CVE-2015-5310
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Reported: 2015-11-11 06:50 EST by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2015-11-12 10:05 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-11-12 10:05:14 EST
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Description Martin Prpič 2015-11-11 06:50:08 EST
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of Fedora.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

For more information see:

When submitting as an update, use the fedpkg template provided in the next
comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this tracking bug as well as
the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
fedpkg commit message.

NOTE: this issue affects multiple supported versions of Fedora. While only
one tracking bug has been filed, please correct all affected versions at
the same time.  If you need to fix the versions independent of each other,
you may clone this bug as appropriate.

[bug automatically created by: add-tracking-bugs]
Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-11-11 06:50:13 EST
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.


# bugfix, security, enhancement, newpackage (required)

# testing, stable

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876

# Description of your update
notes=Security fix for CVE-2015-5310

# Enable request automation based on the stable/unstable karma thresholds

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable

# Suggest that users restart after update


Additionally, you may opt to use the bodhi update submission link(s) instead:

Comment 2 Dan Williams 2015-11-11 12:21:20 EST
I don't believe that Fedora is affected by this bug as we do not enable the required CONFIG_WNM=y option when building wpa_supplicant.

From upstream's original mail:

Possible mitigation steps

- wpa_supplicant: Disable CONFIG_WNM=y in the build configuration
  (wpa_supplicant/.config) (i.e., remove the line or comment it out);
  note: this will disable all WNM functionality, so this mitigation option
  may not be appropriate for number of use cases.

Since we do not enable CONFIG_WNM=y in the first place, we have already mitigated it.

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