SAE on 6GHz should not allow sae_pwe=0

Nicolas Escande nico.escande at
Tue Apr 5 04:21:03 PDT 2022

Hi there,

It seems that even if I can't pinpoint it from the spec, WPA3 on 6GHz
requires to only support SAE with H2E and not the legacy password
Some phones like S21 ultra 5G which are 6Ghz enabled only perform H2E
SAE even if the AP doesn't advertise it with an RSNXE.

Shouldn't we refuse to start an AP on 5Ghz freqs which have sae_pwe=0
(the default for now) like we do for key_mgmt=PSK on 6GHz for example.


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