Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Aircrack-ng, possibly resulting in local privilege escalation, remote code execution, or Denial of Service.
|Package||net-wireless/aircrack-ng on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.2_rc1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.2_rc1|
Aircrack-ng is an 802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking program that can recover keys once enough data packets have been captured.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Aircrack-ng. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker can use this flaw to execute arbitrary code or gain escalated privileges. A remote attacker execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Aircrack-ng users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-wireless/aircrack-ng-1.2_rc1"
November 23, 2014
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