Endless loop in hostapd trunk SHA implementation

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Jun 6 05:10:15 PDT 2012

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 11:09:53PM +0200, michael-dev wrote:
> I'm using OpenWRT trunk on a P1020WLAN (MPC85xx) SMP PPC32 system, 
> which uses the 2012-04-28 snapshot of hostapd with some patches [1].
> Sometimes, the hostapd hangs in an infinite loop and all backtraces I 
> got look similar (sometimes it is in SHA1Final)

Do you have any particular reason to believe that the loop is indeed
within the SHA-1 implementation? I would find it more likely that upper
layer operations using SHA-1 are being executed in a loop.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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