[PATCH] Do not bind WDS station to VLAN on reconnect

Dmitrijs Ivanovs dmitrijs.ivanovs at ubnt.com
Tue Mar 15 08:15:03 PDT 2016

WDS station is bound to specific interface such as wlan0.sta1. Current
code rebinds it back to to wlan0 in case of reassociation. Because of
this, traffic is not flowing. My patch fixes this problem.

On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 9:13 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 01, 2016 at 02:28:10PM +0200, Dmitry Ivanov wrote:
>> Currently, doing so leads to connectivity loss when WDS station
>> reconnects without sending deauthentication request first (for example,
>> on power cycle).
> Shouldn't that be fixed instead? Or am I missing something here? It does
> not look desirable to skip VLAN binding in any case.. Or are you saying
> that the STA is already bound to a specific VLAN and skipping this
> operation does not actually break anything for VLAN binding in practice?
> I don't really want to apply this without more detailed description of
> the issue and how this fixes it without causing security issues.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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