SSID len bug

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Fri Sep 8 16:18:25 EDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 12:54:52PM -0700, Chris Zimmermann wrote:

> I'm using hostapd v0.5.5 and found, what appears to be, a minor bug  
> regarding SSID length.
> In config.c, hostapd_config_read(), the check for SSID length is as  
> follows:
> 			if (bss->ssid.ssid_len >= HOSTAPD_MAX_SSID_LEN ||

> Since SSIDs can be up to and including 32 bytes, the check in  
> hostapd_config_read() should be "greater than" not "greater than or  
> equal to",

Thanks! I'm surprised that this was still there.. I had fixed that long
time ago, but apparently never merged it into the hostapd CVS tree.
Anyway, it is now fixed in CVS.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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