Question on status-14 error

Jouni Malinen j at
Thu Dec 7 03:17:40 PST 2017

On Wed, Dec 06, 2017 at 10:45:08AM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
> Here are some more logs from the AP that might shed some light.  It
> definitely seems that TKIP counter measures are being invoked for one
> of the stations (at least), and then no others can associate during
> this time.

Do you really need TKIP to be enabled in the BSS? The easiest way of
getting rid of issues related to TKIP countermeasures is by disabling
TKIP.. If it is enabled, it will be used as the group cipher and as
such, even a single misbehaving STA would completely disable the BSS for
everyone due to the rules related to the countermeasures (must not allow
any use of TKIP, including the group cipher one, for 60 seconds).

The log shows one of the STAs reporting Michael MIC failures in
broadcast frames from the AP. Either that STA is misbehaving or there is
something wrong with the broadcast frames sent by the AP.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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