[PATCH] DBus: publish keys in network properties

Johannes Berg johannes
Fri Dec 17 08:43:48 PST 2010

On Fri, 2010-12-17 at 18:39 +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 03:33:54PM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > When the network was provisioned, we need to
> > get the keys to be able to reconnect without
> > new provisioning.
> > -	char **props = wpa_config_get_all(net->ssid, 0);
> > +	char **props = wpa_config_get_all(net->ssid, 1);
> I did not like the idea of wpa_config_get_all() much when it was added
> and the main reason that it got it was in disabling the fetching of the
> key part.. This would be reverting that.
> Can we limit this to networks provisioned with WPS/P2P or provide a
> different mechanism for getting the provisioned information to external
> programs without exposing keys that are configured in wpa_supplicant
> configuration?

Yes, I suppose we could limit it to provisioned networks -- but is it
worth it, and can we easily tell the difference? I think we only expose
the DBus interface to root, presumably root can read the config file
anyway, or "remember" what was configured before over DBus?


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