|Description||hostapd before 2.6, in EAP mode, makes calls to the rand() and random() standard library functions without any preceding srand() or srandom() call, which results in inappropriate use of deterministic values. This was fixed in conjunction with CVE-2016-10743.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|stretch (security), stretch||2:2.4-1+deb9u4||vulnerable|
|buster, buster (security)||2:2.7+git20190128+0c1e29f-6+deb10u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
Comment from upstream: https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/02/27/2
Issue fixed in conjunction with CVE-2016-10743.
There was already a 2.6 upload late in 2016 but then reverted to a 2.4 based
version and only reuploaded as 2:2.6-7 to unstable.