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FS#70260 - [hostapd] [Security] signature forgery (CVE-2021-30004)

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Jonas Witschel (diabonas) - Friday, 02 April 2021, 10:16 GMT
Last edited by Jonas Witschel (diabonas) - Friday, 02 April 2021, 13:06 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Sergej Pupykin (sergej)
David Runge (dvzrv)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



The package hostapd is vulnerable to signature forgery via CVE-2021-30004.


Applying commit a0541334a6394f8237a4393b7372693cd7e96f15 referenced below fixes the issue. As a side note, this issue also exists in wpa_supplicant, see  FS#69784  for the corresponding bug report.

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Closed by  Jonas Witschel (diabonas)
Friday, 02 April 2021, 13:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  hostapd 2.9-5