[PATCH] OWE: Do not scan for transition mode AP with owe_only=1

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Dec 16 00:14:36 PST 2023

On Tue, Dec 12, 2023 at 05:21:35PM +0200, Andrei Otcheretianski wrote:
> As the network block is configured not to allow transition mode.

I'm not sure how you are interpreting the transition mode to work, but
owe_only=1 means that the STA will connect only with OWE AKM, i.e., does
not connect to unencrypted BSSs. However, this function is needed to
find those BSSs that use OWE AKM. In particular, this is needed when the
AP is using transition mode since the BSS with OWE AKM uses a hidden
SSID in such a case. The proposed change here seems to break this.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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