The exploit, known as “KRACK” for Key Reinstallation Attack, represents a complete breakdown of the WPA2 protocol. An attacker could decrypt network traffic, hijack connections, and inject content into the traffic stream. Almost every wireless-enabled device is at risk of attack.
As a result, every vulnerable device will need a driver update. Every vulnerable router or wireless access point will need a firmware update.
Fortunately, vendors are reacting swiftly. Here’s every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability available right now