Apple has released an update to Boot Camp utility that fixes the acclaimed vulnerability KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attacks, attack reinstallation keys), which became known in October of last year. As noted, this attack is a threat not only to ordinary users, but also for industrial networks.
Boot Camp utility in the composition of the macOS provides users with the ability to install Microsoft Windows on your Mac.
Almost immediately after the news about the discovery of vulnerability, manufacturers have started to release the first corrective patches, including Apple, submitted the update for iOS, macOS, High Sierra, Sierra and El Captain and also for the operating system tvOS and watch OS for the Apple TV and Apple Watch respectively.
With the release of version 6.4.0 Boot Camp the company has eliminated a total of three vulnerabilities from the KRACK — CVE-2017-13077, CVE-2017-13078 and CVE-2017-13080. Proekspluatirovat problems, an attacker could force the reuse of a nonce to clients WPA unicast/multicast WPA or PTK/GTK.
The update is available for a number of devices using Boot Camp, including MacBook (2009 model and later), MacBook Pro (models released in mid 2010 and later) MacBook Air (released late 2010), Mac mini (released in mid 2010 and later), iMac (released in late 2009 and later) Mac Pro (released in mid 2010 and later).