hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new release v2.9

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Wed Aug 7 07:44:35 PDT 2019


New versions of wpa_supplicant and hostapd were just
released and are now available from https://w1.fi/

This release follows the v2.x style with the release being made directly
from the master branch and the master branch moving now to 2.10
development.

There has been quite a few new features and fixes since the 2.8
release. The following ChangeLog entries highlight some of the main
changes:

hostapd:
* SAE changes
  - disable use of groups using Brainpool curves
  - improved protection against side channel attacks
  [https://w1.fi/security/2019-6/]
* EAP-pwd changes
  - disable use of groups using Brainpool curves
  - improved protection against side channel attacks
  [https://w1.fi/security/2019-6/]
* fixed FT-EAP initial mobility domain association using PMKSA caching
* added configuration of airtime policy
* fixed FILS to and RSNE into (Re)Association Response frames
* fixed DPP bootstrapping URI parser of channel list
* added support for regulatory WMM limitation (for ETSI)
* added support for MACsec Key Agreement using IEEE 802.1X/PSK
* added experimental support for EAP-TEAP server (RFC 7170)
* added experimental support for EAP-TLS server with TLS v1.3
* added support for two server certificates/keys (RSA/ECC)
* added AKMSuiteSelector into "STA <addr>" control interface data to
  determine with AKM was used for an association
* added eap_sim_id parameter to allow EAP-SIM/AKA server pseudonym and
  fast reauthentication use to be disabled
* fixed an ECDH operation corner case with OpenSSL

wpa_supplicant:
* SAE changes
  - disable use of groups using Brainpool curves
  - improved protection against side channel attacks
  [https://w1.fi/security/2019-6/]
* EAP-pwd changes
  - disable use of groups using Brainpool curves
  - allow the set of groups to be configured (eap_pwd_groups)
  - improved protection against side channel attacks
  [https://w1.fi/security/2019-6/]
* fixed FT-EAP initial mobility domain association using PMKSA caching
  (disabled by default for backwards compatibility; can be enabled
  with ft_eap_pmksa_caching=1)
* fixed a regression in OpenSSL 1.1+ engine loading
* added validation of RSNE in (Re)Association Response frames
* fixed DPP bootstrapping URI parser of channel list
* extended EAP-SIM/AKA fast re-authentication to allow use with FILS
* extended ca_cert_blob to support PEM format
* improved robustness of P2P Action frame scheduling
* added support for EAP-SIM/AKA using anonymous at realm identity
* fixed Hotspot 2.0 credential selection based on roaming consortium
  to ignore credentials without a specific EAP method
* added experimental support for EAP-TEAP peer (RFC 7170)
* added experimental support for EAP-TLS peer with TLS v1.3
* fixed a regression in WMM parameter configuration for a TDLS peer
* fixed a regression in operation with drivers that offload 802.1X
  4-way handshake
* fixed an ECDH operation corner case with OpenSSL


git-shortlog for 2.8 -> 2.9:

There were 362 commits, so the list would be a too long for this email.
Anyway, if you are interested in the details, they are available in the
hostap.git repository. diffstat has following to say about the changes:
 327 files changed, 19554 insertions(+), 2352 deletions(-)

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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