[PATCH 09/13] SME: Accept authentication frame from an MLD AP

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Wed Nov 30 01:35:45 PST 2022

On Wed, 2022-11-30 at 09:24 +0000, Otcheretianski, Andrei wrote:
> > There may be need to verify that EAPOL-Key msg 1/4 and 3/4 are
> > exchanged
> > on the same channel/link, so it would be good to have that available
> > for the
> > rekeying cases for both AP and STA sides.
> There is already link_id in the nl80211 api for control port tx.
> Anyway, why is it required to rekey on the same link?

As I remember, for rekey that isn't required, we had some discussions
about this and someone had a contribution to the spec in this area etc.

For the initial 4-way-HS it is indeed required.

We do have the link ID everywhere though (if we know it).


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