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Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRaCK) on the HG659

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Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRaCK) on the HG659

by Moonflower Starter Poster
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Key Reinstallation attacks (KRaCKs) affecting the WPA2 security standard are becoming a publically known issue.

 

Does the August B026 firmware update for the HG659 address the vulnerability? There seem to be no release notes published alongside firmware updates.

 

If not, is Vodafone currently working on a fix for the issue?

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Re: Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRaCK) on the HG659

by OliverMould Starter Poster
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Apparently nothing Huawei is patched at the moment: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/byvendor?searchview&Query=FIELD+Reference=228519&SearchOrder=4 which is not a good sign. Doubt Vodafone have even heard of the problem...

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Re: Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRaCK) on the HG659

by OliverMould Starter Poster
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Hi Ninjas - here is the problem explained for you in very technical language: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/228519

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Re: Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRaCK) on the HG659

by Community Manager Community Manager
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@Moonflower

Thanks for your post.

Yes, we are aware of the issue and talking to manufacturers about it.

Cheers

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Re: Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRaCK) on the HG659

by aidanw1 Starter Poster
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I've also come here looking for an answer from vodafone as to when a fix will be available.

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Re: Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRaCK) on the HG659

by Community Manager Community Manager
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@aidanw1

 

Thanks for your post - answer here - but spoken with Huawei and HG659 is not at risk from KRACK and no firmware update etc required.

 

Cheers

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