[PATCH 4/7] SME: Explicitly deauthenticate on authentication/association timeout

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sun Apr 21 02:01:31 PDT 2024

On Mon, Apr 08, 2024 at 04:06:58PM +0300, Andrei Otcheretianski wrote:
> This would clear the local driver state and also the AP state, and
> would allow clean connection establishment next time.
> This is needed in cases where the AP sends the association response
> frame and sets the station state to associated, but the underlying
> driver, e.g., mac80211, fails to parse the association response and
> drops it, eventually clearing the association flow and sending a
> timeout event to user space.

This seems to break the hwsim test case
eht_mld_sae_two_links_disable_enable in my test setup. The RECONNECT
command after having restarted the AP MLD seems to result in the
Authentication frames not being received (no ACK) by the AP MLD. Those
frames seem to be being sent to the old link addressed of the AP MLD and
not the ones that were assigned when restarting it.

I'm not completely sure what is causing the issue and why exactly this
change triggers this. In any case, I cannot apply this as-is without
getting whatever else might be behind this addressed.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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