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FS#68861 - [hostapd] [Security] proxy injection (CVE-2020-12695)

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Jonas Witschel (diabonas) - Saturday, 05 December 2020, 19:42 GMT
Last edited by David Runge (dvzrv) - Sunday, 06 December 2020, 17:27 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Sergej Pupykin (sergej)
David Runge (dvzrv)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



The package hostapd is vulnerable to proxy injection via CVE-2020-12695.


Upstream recommends applying the three patches referenced below until the next version 2.10 of hostapd is available, which does not appear to be the case yet.

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Closed by  David Runge (dvzrv)
Sunday, 06 December 2020, 17:27 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Patches applied in 2.9-4
Comment by David Runge (dvzrv) - Sunday, 06 December 2020, 17:20 GMT
@diabonas: Thanks for the report. I will rebuild the package with the patches applied.