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Flaw in 802.11n standard exposes wireless networks to attacks

2015/07/01

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers in Belgium discovered a vulnerability in the frame aggregation mechanism in the 802.11n wireless networking standard in which an attacker could use a Packet-in-Packet (PIP) technique to inject arbitrary frames into wireless networks, allowing access to internal services.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/flaw-80211n-standard-exposes-wireless-networks-attacks-researchers

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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