[089/152] orinoco: fix TKIP countermeasure behaviour

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Jan 05 2011 - 19:45:06 EST

2.6.36-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


From: David Kilroy <kilroyd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

commit 0a54917c3fc295cb61f3fb52373c173fd3b69f48 upstream.

Enable the port when disabling countermeasures, and disable it on
enabling countermeasures.

This bug causes the response of the system to certain attacks to be

It also prevents wpa_supplicant from getting scan results, as
wpa_supplicant disables countermeasures on startup - preventing the
hardware from scanning.

wpa_supplicant works with ap_mode=2 despite this bug because the commit
handler re-enables the port.

The log tends to look like:

Starting AP scan for wildcard SSID
Scan requested (ret=0) - scan timeout 5 seconds
EAPOL: disable timer tick
EAPOL: Supplicant port status: Unauthorized
Scan timeout - try to get results
Failed to get scan results
Failed to get scan results - try scanning again
Setting scan request: 1 sec 0 usec
Starting AP scan for wildcard SSID
Scan requested (ret=-1) - scan timeout 5 seconds
Failed to initiate AP scan.

Reported by: Giacomo Comes <comes@xxxxxxxx>
Signed-off by: David Kilroy <kilroyd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxx>

drivers/net/wireless/orinoco/wext.c | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/net/wireless/orinoco/wext.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/orinoco/wext.c
@@ -904,10 +904,10 @@ static int orinoco_ioctl_set_auth(struct
if (param->value) {
priv->tkip_cm_active = 1;
- ret = hermes_enable_port(hw, 0);
+ ret = hermes_disable_port(hw, 0);
} else {
priv->tkip_cm_active = 0;
- ret = hermes_disable_port(hw, 0);
+ ret = hermes_enable_port(hw, 0);

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