[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "staging: wlan-ng: Fix clamping of returned SSID length" has been added to staging queue

Submitted by Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski on Jan. 30, 2013, 9:57 p.m.


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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Jan. 30, 2013, 9:57 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    staging: wlan-ng: Fix clamping of returned SSID length

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see



From 9e60d532838865af52472a598f60fa79e1feaceb Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Tormod Volden <debian.tormod@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2013 22:23:32 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] staging: wlan-ng: Fix clamping of returned SSID length

commit 811a37effdb11e54e1ff1ddaa944286c88f58487 upstream.

Commit 2e254212 broke listing of available network names, since it
clamped the length of the returned SSID to WLAN_BSSID_LEN (6) instead of


Signed-off-by: Tormod Volden <debian.tormod@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)


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diff --git a/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c b/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c
index 4efa9bc..89bfd85 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c
@@ -406,7 +406,7 @@  int prism2mgmt_scan_results(wlandevice_t *wlandev, void *msgp)
 	/* SSID */
 	req->ssid.status = P80211ENUM_msgitem_status_data_ok;
 	req->ssid.data.len = le16_to_cpu(item->ssid.len);
-	req->ssid.data.len = min_t(u16, req->ssid.data.len, WLAN_BSSID_LEN);
+	req->ssid.data.len = min_t(u16, req->ssid.data.len, WLAN_SSID_MAXLEN);
 	memcpy(req->ssid.data.data, item->ssid.data, req->ssid.data.len);

 	/* supported rates */