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Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 10:21:25 +0200
From: Matthias Weckbecker <mweckbecker@...e.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE request(?): hostapd: improper file permissions of hostapd's config leaks credentials

Hi Kurt, 
Hi vendors,

not too critical in my opinion, but I think still worth to be at least 
mentioned briefly as other distros such as Fedora 16 were affected too:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740964

I'm not sure whether this issue should get a CVE, but in the past similar 
vulnerabilities got a CVE (e.g. CVE-2012-0863).

Thanks,
Matthias

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Tel: +49-911-74053-0;  http://suse.com/
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