problems with reassociation decisions / scan results table

Kurt Bodiker kurt.bodiker
Thu Jan 9 08:47:01 PST 2014

How/where in the source code does the entry for the current_bss get
updated for an SSID that is not hidden?

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 1:33 PM, Holger Schurig <holgerschurig at> wrote:
>> All of our APs are configured with the same, hidden SSID.
> I wish this feature wouldn't have been invented in the first place. Do
> you know that this buys you *NO* security at all?  The SSID is
> transferred in the clear anyways, no matter the beacon contains it or
> not.
> Just run Kismet while in the proximity of a WIFI network with hidden
> SSIDs. As soon as a client associates you'll see the SSID on your
> Kismet-running laptop.

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