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Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2010 11:08:30 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <>
Subject: CVE request: aircrack-ng EAPOL buffer overflow

An exploit for a security vulnerability in aircrack-ng has been

| The tools' code responsible for parsing IEEE802.11-packets assumes the
| self-proclaimed length of a EAPOL-packet to be correct and never to exceed
| a (arbitrary) maximum size of 256 bytes for packets that are part of the
| EAPOL-authentication. [...]


The fix seems to be fixed in r1676 and r1683:


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