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Bug 123827

Summary: iwconfig segmentation fault when specifying WEP encryption key
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Andrew Marshall <planetmarshalluk>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
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Description Andrew Marshall 2004-05-20 20:17:52 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; VNIE5 
RefIE5)

Description of problem:
When specifying a 128bit encryption key with iwconfig

eg
iwconfig wlan0 key restricted <26 digit hex key>

a segmentation fault results, the system becomes unresponsive and 
hangs during the shutdown process.

A similar fault results from attempting to activate the connection 
with the network configuration GUI

ie.
/sbin/if : line 60 : 2709 Segmentation fault
iwconfig $DEVICE key $KEY

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
26-4

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.setup a wireless device
2.configure the device,
iwconfig <device> key restricted <key>

    

Additional info:

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2004-05-21 23:07:21 UTC
Which wireless card
Please also attach "dmesg" output after the segmentation fault.


Comment 2 Andrew Marshall 2004-05-22 15:12:13 UTC
The wireless card is an Intel Truemobile 1300, as installed on a Dell
Inspiron 8600.

lspci -v reports the following information

02:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g (rev 02)
        Subsystem: Dell Computer Corporation TrueMobile 1300 WLAN
Mini-PCI Card
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 32, IRQ 7
        Memory at faff6000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable)
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2

The driver is ndiswrapper-0.7

Unfortunately I cannot attach dmesg information as the system becomes
unresponsive after seg faulting.

Andrew.

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2004-05-22 15:38:20 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 78616 ***

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:03:23 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.