[LEDE-DEV] KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attacks), now patched upstream in hostapd

Aaron Z aczlan+ledev at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 04:20:44 PDT 2017

On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 10:28 PM, Stijn Tintel <stijn at linux-ipv6.be> wrote:
> On 18-10-17 01:40, Aaron Z wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 3:24 AM, Felix Fietkau <nbd at nbd.name> wrote:
>>> On 2017-10-17 01:53, Jim Gettys wrote:
>>>> Will this require a upgrade of the base image, or can we just upgrade
>>>> packages?  If so,
>>>> which ones?
>>>>                                       - Jim
>>> Updating wpad(-mini) should be enough.
>> Is the base image now updated, or would one still need to update wpad
>> after installing a freshly downloaded 17.01.3 image?
>> I ask because the packages have an edit date of today while the base
>> image is dated 4 Oct.
>> If the base image hasn't been updated, I would think that it should be
>> so that fresh installs are protected going forward.
> Updating release binaries is very bad practice and should never be done.
> Please wait for 17.01.4, which will include the fixes.
Is there a projected release date for 17.01.4? If not, IMO there
should be a banner for the LEDE Wiki (and the download page?) letting
people know that they need to update wpad ASAP after a new install.

Aaron Z

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