Beacon Stuffing using hostapd

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Tue Jun 30 17:48:25 EDT 2015


On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 03:14:58PM +0000, Pedro Salazar wrote:
> After tracing the hostapd source code I still can't find the solution to my
> problem: How to change the IE 221 during run time?

You can set a new value for vendor_elements through control interface
SET command and then issue UPDATE_BEACON command. This was added
relatively recently in this commit:
http://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/commit/?id=9ff8dda12f530d77ad39df926fa298ca06cf29e1

This test case shows an example of such an operation:
http://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/commit/?id=efe353d1aa94f97a04be4e154f06ba35fe2d800b

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