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Bug 780138 - <net-wireless/wpa_supplicant-2.9-r3: insufficient digest validation
Summary: <net-wireless/wpa_supplicant-2.9-r3: insufficient digest validation
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B4 [glsa?]
Depends on: 768759
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Reported: 2021-04-05 01:06 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2021-10-17 19:20 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-05 01:06:54 UTC

In wpa_supplicant and hostapd 2.9, forging attacks may occur because AlgorithmIdentifier parameters are mishandled in tls/pkcs1.c and tls/x509v3.c.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-06-08 05:41:22 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit a67f782dde9b277d96bdc762475a4ff551268061
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2021-06-08 05:39:50 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2021-06-08 05:41:14 +0000

    net-wireless/wpa_supplicant: add security patches
    Patches for:
    * Upstream advisories 2020-2, 2021-1
    * CVE-2021-30004
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 net-wireless/wpa_supplicant/Manifest               |   1 +
 .../wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant-2.9-r3.ebuild    | 475 +++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 476 insertions(+)
Comment 2 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 17:23:20 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 17:31:40 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 17:47:47 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 18:03:44 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 NATTkA bot gentoo-dev 2021-07-29 18:12:02 UTC
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