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FS#62245 - [iwd] 0.16 deauthenticates and operates slowly with some APs

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Tyler Johnson (tejohnso) - Friday, 05 April 2019, 22:02 GMT
Last edited by Christian Rebischke (Shibumi) - Tuesday, 09 April 2019, 21:57 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Christian Rebischke (Shibumi)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture x86_64
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No

Details

Description:

As of version 0.16 some access points will report deauthenticated with reason unknown.

According to upstream maintainer James Prestwood:
"Some logic changed which caused FT processing to happen on non-FT connections.
This should not cause failures though, but it appears your AP is
sending out a vendor specific IEs in an invalid order which is causing
a verify function to fail."

James supplied a patch and I confirmed that it fixes the issue.
Should be corrected in the next version.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Christian Rebischke (Shibumi)
Tuesday, 09 April 2019, 21:57 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  iwd-0.16-4
Comment by AMM (amish) - Saturday, 06 April 2019, 01:59 GMT
Upstream commit that fixes it, is here:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/network/wireless/iwd.git/commit/?id=a71adcc243ac6263efa23390ca8bb82ae4841202

Same bug reported on Arch Forums:
https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=245463

We can probably close this is its not an Arch bug.

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