static WEP broken on wext driver

Bug #41480 reported by Reinhard Tartler on 2006-04-26
20
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
wpasupplicant (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
wpasupplicant (Ubuntu)
Medium
Reinhard Tartler

Bug Description

using wpasupplicant wext driver, static wep is not possible.

On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 09:35:16PM +0200, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> Package: wpasupplicant
> Version: 0.3.8-1
> Severity: important
>

Is this still a problem? I'm tempted to close this as fixed-upstream.

Cheers,
 Kyle

On 25.09.05 13:19:59, Kyle McMartin wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 09:35:16PM +0200, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > Package: wpasupplicant
> > Version: 0.3.8-1
> > Severity: important
> >
>
> Is this still a problem? I'm tempted to close this as fixed-upstream.

FYI:

I did not test wpasupplicant since some time and am using something self
written now to "up" my interface. As I don't have WLAN here this testing
has to wait to the weekend, but I'll test it.

Andreas

--
You will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize... posthumously.

tags 296291 +fixed-upstream
tags 298863 +fixed-upstream
tags 304087 +fixed-upstream
thanks

Reinhard Tartler (siretart) wrote :

using wpasupplicant wext driver, static wep is not possible.

Reinhard Tartler (siretart) wrote :

I will test the proposed patch from debians SVN soon and arrange an upload to ubuntu if the patch works

Changed in wpasupplicant:
assignee: nobody → siretart
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Reinhard Tartler (siretart) wrote :

Changes:
 wpasupplicant (0.4.8-3ubuntu1) dapper; urgency=low
 .
   [ Kel Modderman ]
   * Orphaned daemons that are spawned during an ifup process that is
     manually terminated are now checked for and killed.
   * Don't make noise when we are not using the manual inet method and
     wpa-action is used.
   * Warn about non-executable action script.
   * Ensure wpa_cli actfile is destroyed before launching action script.
   * Make start-stop-daemon verbose when VERBOSITY is set.
   * Fix typo in Readme.Debian, that referred to a non-existant location.
     (Closes: #364829)
   * Add upstream fix for static wep keys with wext interfaces.
     (http://hostap.epitest.fi/bugz/show_bug.cgi?id=140)
 .
   [ Reinhard Tartler ]
   * This is branched of revision 310 of debian/trunk
   * tested snapshot fix https://launchpad.net/bugs/41480
   * made ifupdown.sh quiet on success without --verbose

Changed in wpasupplicant:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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