Fedora 11 Update: wpa_supplicant-0.6.8-6.fc11

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-12-01 03:20:33

Name        : wpa_supplicant
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 0.6.8
Release     : 6.fc11
URL         : http://w1.fi/wpa_supplicant/
Summary     : WPA/WPA2/IEEE 802.1X Supplicant
Description :
wpa_supplicant is a WPA Supplicant for Linux, BSD and Windows with support
for WPA and WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i / RSN). Supplicant is the IEEE 802.1X/WPA
component that is used in the client stations. It implements key negotiation
with a WPA Authenticator and it controls the roaming and IEEE 802.11
authentication/association of the wlan driver.

Update Information:

This update fixes various failures when connecting to WPA-Enterprise and 802.1x-
enabled wifi networks.

* Sun Nov 29 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> - 1:0.6.8-6
- Fix supplicant initscript return value (rh #521807)
* Sun Nov 29 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> - 1:0.6.8-5
- Fix race when connecting to WPA-Enterprise/802.1x-enabled access points (rh #508509)
- Don't double-scan when attempting to associate
* Wed May 13 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> - 1:0.6.8-4
- Let D-Bus clients know when the supplicant is scanning
* Tue May 12 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> - 1:0.6.8-3
- Ensure the supplicant starts and ends with clean driver state
- Handle driver disconnect spammage by forcibly clearing SSID
- Don't switch access points unless the current association is dire (rh #493745)
* Tue May 12 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> - 1:0.6.8-2
- Avoid creating bogus Ad-Hoc networks when forcing the driver to disconnect (rh #497771)

  [ 1 ] Bug #508509 - eapol and association race condition
  [ 2 ] Bug #521807 - Wrong return code in wpa_supplicant init script

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update wpa_supplicant' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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