wpa_supplicant segfault in large WLAN

Jouni Malinen j
Thu Sep 26 15:03:12 PDT 2013

On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 05:19:20PM -0400, Matt Causey wrote:
> So perhaps I'm revealing my ignorance here, but I cannot repro this
> segfault under valgrind:
> sudo valgrind wpa_supplicant -t -Dnl80211 -onl80211 -dddd -i wlan0 -c
> /var/tmp/nerf.conf
> Is there something I'm missing here?

valgrind can actually "hide" some crashes, but if that happened, you
should see valgrind error messages.. May be it is easiest to direct them
to a file ("sudo valgrind --log-file=/tmp/valgrind.log wpa_supplicant
...") and check whether you'll get entries there about invalid memory
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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