hostapd/wpa_supplicant 2.9.1 or 2.10 release with CVE fixes (2019-2020-2021) after more 2 years?
andrew at shadura.me
Tue Nov 2 06:53:01 PDT 2021
On Tue, 2 Nov 2021, at 13:55, * Neustradamus * wrote:
> It is possible to have a 2.9.1 or 2.10 release with CVE fixes?
> - https://w1.fi/security/
> - https://w1.fi/security/2019-7/
> - https://w1.fi/security/2020-1/
> - https://w1.fi/security/2020-2/
> - https://w1.fi/security/2021-1/
> The current version is 2.9 (2019-08-07):
> - https://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/
> Already more 2 years without fixes.
> A lot of projects have vulnerabilities because no official new build
> since 2019-08-07.
> I am not the first to inform you about this major security problem.
Although I do agree a release would be great, but in fact most if not all major users follow security advisories and apply patches provided by the project. If you know of a hostapd downstream that doesn’t, I think you should talk to them and ask them to pull these patches.
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