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Date:   Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:16:38 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
To:     Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>
Cc:     unlisted-recipients:; (no To-header on input)
        Amitkumar Karwar <amitkarwar@...il.com>,
        Ganapathi Bhat <ganapathi.bhat@....com>,
        Xinming Hu <huxinming820@...il.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>,
        Kaloyan Nikolov <konik98@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [net] mwifiex: Increase AES key storage size to 256 bits

Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com> wrote:

> Following commit e18696786548 ("mwifiex: Prevent memory corruption
> handling keys") the mwifiex driver fails to authenticate with certain
> networks, specifically networks with 256 bit keys, and repeatedly asks
> for the password. The kernel log repeats the following lines (id and
> bssid redacted):
> 
>     mwifiex_pcie 0000:01:00.0: info: trying to associate to '<id>' bssid <bssid>
>     mwifiex_pcie 0000:01:00.0: info: associated to bssid <bssid> successfully
>     mwifiex_pcie 0000:01:00.0: crypto keys added
>     mwifiex_pcie 0000:01:00.0: info: successfully disconnected from <bssid>: reason code 3
> 
> Tracking down this problem lead to the overflow check introduced by the
> aforementioned commit into mwifiex_ret_802_11_key_material_v2(). This
> check fails on networks with 256 bit keys due to the current storage
> size for AES keys in struct mwifiex_aes_param being only 128 bit.
> 
> To fix this issue, increase the storage size for AES keys to 256 bit.
> 
> Fixes: e18696786548 ("mwifiex: Prevent memory corruption handling keys")
> Signed-off-by: Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>
> Reported-by: Kaloyan Nikolov <konik98@...il.com>
> Tested-by: Kaloyan Nikolov <konik98@...il.com>
> Reviewed-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
> Reviewed-by: Brian Norris <briannorris@...omium.org>
> Tested-by: Brian Norris <briannorris@...omium.org>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers.git, thanks.

4afc850e2e9e mwifiex: Increase AES key storage size to 256 bits

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https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11735929/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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