hostapd

Description:IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN Host AP daemon
License: GPL-2, BSD
Homepage:http://w1.fi
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • crda - Add CRDA support
  • internal-tls - Use internal TLSv1 implementation instead of depending on OpenSSL, LibreSSL or GnuTLS
  • ipv6 - Add support for IP version 6
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • logwatch - Install support files for sys-apps/logwatch
  • netlink - Adding support for using netlink to create VLANs
  • savedconfig - Use this to restore your config from /etc/portage/savedconfig ${CATEGORY}/${PN}. Make sure your USE flags allow for appropriate dependencies
  • sqlite - Add support for sqlite - embedded sql database
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • wps - Add support for Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
3 months normal hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Denial of Service
about 2 years normal hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Key Reinstallation (KRACK) attacks
over 3 years normal hostapd and wpa_supplicant: Multiple vulnerabilities

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