[rt2x00-users] [rt2800pci (AP) - ath9k] 802.11w: broken aggregation handling?

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Mon May 7 09:59:17 EDT 2012

On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 09:02:58AM +0200, Andreas Hartmann wrote:
> - Why is the authentication started here at all, regardless of an error?

I don't think that hostapd would verify driver capabilities for 802.11w
at the moment, so it does not know that it should have rejected the
configuration here.. Same for wpa_supplicant and station mode, I'd

> - Why does TLS succeed? (802.11g is "working"). 

If you are using SHA-1 -based AKM, the initial association, 4-way
handshake, and data TX/RX are almost identical..

> - Why does set_key fail?

The driver did not support configuration of IGTK for BIP (i.e., key to
protect group-addressed robust management frames).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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