hostap/hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new stable release v0.4.9

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat May 6 21:34:18 PDT 2006

New versions of Host AP driver, wpa_supplicant, and hostapd were just
released and are now available from

This release is a bug fix version from the stable (0.4.x) branch and
it replaces 0.4.8 as the recommended stable version. Main development
continues in the development branch (0.5.x).

* fixed scan result reporting not to trigger a kernel crash on big
  endian systems
* fixed hardware reset after CMDCODE_ACCESS_WRITE timeouts

* added a new configuration option, eapol_version, that can be used to
  set EAPOL version to 1 (default is 2) to work around broken client
  implementations that drop EAPOL frames which use version number 2
  [Bug 89]
* fixed EAP-MSCHAPv2 message length validation

* fixed EAPOL re-authentication for sessions that used PMKSA caching
* reject WPA/WPA2 message 3/4 if it does not include any valid
* driver_ndis: Fixed encryption mode configuration for unencrypted
  networks (some NDIS drivers ignored this, but others, e.g., Broadcom,
  refused to associate with open networks) [Bug 106]
* driver_wext: added support for WE-21 change to SSID configuration
* driver_wext: fixed privacy configuration for static WEP keys mode
  [Bug 140]
* driver_wext: added fallback to use SIOCSIWENCODE for setting auth_alg
  if the driver does not support SIOCSIWAUTH

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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