Bug 582416 - (CVE-2010-1159) CVE-2010-1159 aircrack-ng: remote denial of service
CVE-2010-1159 aircrack-ng: remote denial of service
Product: Security Response
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Depends On: 582417
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Reported: 2010-04-14 16:46 EDT by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2011-06-15 18:46 EDT (History)
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-04-14 16:46:39 EDT
A Debian bug report [1] notes an exploit for a security vulnerability in aircrack-ng has been published [2].  It also notes fixes in upstream SVN are available [3], [4].

As aircrack-ng is shipped in Fedora, this would affect Fedora 11, 12, 13, and rawhide.

This has been assigned CVE-2010-1159

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=577758
[2] http://pyrit.googlecode.com/svn/tags/opt/aircrackng_exploit.py
[3] http://trac.aircrack-ng.org/changeset/1676
[4] http://trac.aircrack-ng.org/changeset/1683
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2010-04-14 16:47:51 EDT
Created aircrack-ng tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 582417]
Comment 2 Till Maas 2010-05-29 09:41:48 EDT
Some more references:

upstream says that this also needs http://trac.aircrack-ng.org/changeset/1687 to be fixed, but the discoverer of the vulnerability claims that the patches are insufficient:

bug 577654 comment 7

Upstream ticket:
Comment 3 Rakesh Pandit 2010-05-29 14:15:50 EDT
Yes I had a detailed look few minutes back and seems this does not fix it all. Will have a look again on Tuesday.
Comment 4 Vincent Danen 2011-06-15 18:46:44 EDT
This has been corrected in Fedora:

* Sat May 29 2010 Rakesh Pandit <rakesh@fedoraproject.org> - 1.0-3
- CVE-2010-1159 aircrack-ng: remote denial of service, RH Bug #582416

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