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Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:21:30 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK

On 2014-09-01 23:19, magnum wrote:
> A fix is committed (b46d6ed). This was a bad bug, we had false negatives
> because wpapcap2john failed to parse some PCAP formats correctly due to
> assumptions in length calculation (in this case the FCS was not
> accounted for).
> The current fix should be universal, although it disturbs me a lot it
> contradicts some RFCs and I have yet to understand why. But all
> regression tests so far show it's fine and Wireshark seems to agree.

Just for the record I have since found documentation that supports the 
theory that EAPOL frames do have a length excluding the first 32 bits. 
So the fix is correct and no future problems expected.


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