Bug 1960492 (CVE-2020-26141) - CVE-2020-26141 kernel: not verifying TKIP MIC of fragmented frames
Summary: CVE-2020-26141 kernel: not verifying TKIP MIC of fragmented frames
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-26141
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1960525 1960526 1960527 1978181 1960493
Blocks: 1959275
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Reported: 2021-05-14 03:33 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2021-09-15 05:47 UTC (History)
44 users (show)

Fixed In Version: kernel 5.13 rc4
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A vulnerability was found in Linux kernel's WiFi implementation. An attacker within wireless range can inject a control packet fragment where the kernel does not verify the Message Integrity Check (authenticity) of fragmented TKIP frames.
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2021-05-14 03:33:25 UTC
A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel's Wi-Fi implementation.  An attacker within wireless range can inject a control packet fragment where the kernel does not verify the Message Integrity Check (authenticity) of fragmented TKIP frames.

Upstream patch:
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-wireless/20210511180259.159598-1-johannes@sipsolutions.net/
https://lore.kernel.org/linux-wireless/20210511200110.c3f1d42c6746.I795593fcaae941c471425b8c7d5f7bb185d29142@changeid/

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2021-05-14 03:33:57 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1960493]

Comment 6 Wade Mealing 2021-05-14 05:36:25 UTC
Mitigation:

Mitigation for this issue is either not available or the currently available options does not meet the Red Hat Product Security criteria comprising ease of use and deployment, applicability to widespread installation base or stability.

Comment 20 Justin M. Forbes 2021-06-29 16:21:31 UTC
This was fixed for Fedora with the 5.12.9 stable kernel updates.


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