hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new development release v0.5.0
Henrik Brix Andersen
brix at gentoo.org
Tue Dec 20 17:10:14 EST 2005
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 07:50:44PM -0800, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> New versions of wpa_supplicant and hostapd were just
> released and are now available from http://hostap.epitest.fi/
Thanks. I've added these to Gentoo Portage.
> * added experimental STAKey handshake implementation for IEEE 802.11e
> direct link setup (DLS); note: this is disabled by default in both
> build and runtime configuration (can be enabled with CONFIG_STAKEY=y
> and stakey=1)
Could you elaborate on this a bit? What is the gain of using STAKey?
What's the downside of it?
> * added support for storing EAP user password as NtPasswordHash instead
> of plaintext password when using MSCHAP or MSCHAPv2 for
> authentication (hash:<16-octet hex value>); added nt_password_hash
> tool for hashing password to generate NtPasswordHash
Nice feature - is this supported for wpa_supplicant configuration
files as well?
Speaking of wpa_supplicant-0.5.x - it would be nice to have the
functionality found in wpa_ctrl.[ch] available in a shared library for
use by third party configuration utilities.
Henrik Brix Andersen <brix at gentoo.org>
Gentoo Metadistribution | Mobile computing herd
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