bridging/mac spoofing?

Jason Straight jason at JeetKuneDoMaster.net
Sun Feb 15 21:33:19 EST 2004


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On Sunday February 15 2004 21:25, Jason Straight wrote:
> On Sunday February 15 2004 21:13, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 07:16:36PM -0500, Jason Straight wrote:
> > > This must be a limitation of the client though - so is there any way to
> > > break the standard in the drivers?
> >
> > No, it is a "limitation" of the standard. This cannot be changed without
> > breaking unicast packet acknowledgement and retransmission without using
> > WDS frames.
>
> Well, on the good side it makes man in the middle attacks hard :)
>
> Thanks for explaining.


Well, one more question while on the subject. What about these repeater type 
AP's which act as AP's and clients at the same time on the same radio? Do 
they do real MAC bridging? If so could hostap operate in repeater mode the 
same way and from that mode "spoof" mac src?

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Jason Straight
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