segmentation fault on CVS version for private_key_password..

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Mon Dec 13 10:02:34 EST 2004

On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 12:26:57PM +0100, Leonardo Maccari wrote:

> first of all a doubt, I've just checked out from CVS, and this is the
> changelog:  
> 2004-12-05 - v0.3.0 (beginning of 0.3.x development releases)
>         * fixed card enabling after firmware download in case any of the
>           netdevs were up when the download was started

This is for Host AP driver (hostap/ChangeLog)..

> but if I look at the web interface:
> 2004-12-12 - v0.3.1
> 	* added support for integrated EAP-TLS authentication (new hostapd.conf
> 	  variables: ca_cert, server_cert, private_key, private_key_passwd);
> 	  this enabled dynamic keying (WPA2/WPA/IEEE 802.1X/WEP) without

.. and this is for hostapd (hostap/hostapd/ChangeLog)..

> am I missing something?

You are comparing different files..

> then the supposed bug:
> that's my wpa_supplicant.conf file:

> network={
> #       private_key_passwd=""

> if I uncomment the private_key_password string it works, even if the key
> has no password, otherwiswe:

> TLS: Trusted root certificate(s) loaded
> Segmentation fault

Thanks for reporting this. The code that was loading the private key was
not prepared for the password not being set. This is now fixed in CVS.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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