[PATCH] Verify MFPC/MFPR capability setting of WPA SM

Jouni Malinen j
Sat Nov 15 01:45:46 PST 2014

On Wed, Nov 05, 2014 at 03:50:36AM -0500, Ilan Peer wrote:
> Prevent setting of MFPC/MFPR capabilities of WPA SM in
> wpa_supplicant_set_suites() function if MFPC is not set in RSN IE of
> the selected BSS.

Why? This would make the station non-compliant with the IEEE 802.11
standard. MFPC is set to 1 when
"dot11RSNAProtectedManagementFramesActivated is true to advertise that
protection of robust management frames is enabled". That is done
regardless of what the target AP advertises.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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