Wireless Security
assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 09:38AM
Robin Wood (dninja gmail com) (2 replies)
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 29 2009 02:04AM
Mike Kershaw (dragorn kismetwireless net)
On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:38:44AM +0100, Robin Wood wrote:
> Hi
> I've been asked to take the Kismet (original) XML output and by
> looking at the encryption fields say what encryption the AP is using.
> I didn't think this was possible, and the best I could do was to make
> an assumption. Am I right?

No - the best you can assume about WEP is that it's there. WPA happily
tells you what it is.

>
> For example, given this:
>
> <encryption>WEP</encryption>
> <encryption>TKIP</encryption>
> <encryption>WPA</encryption>
> <encryption>PSK</encryption>
>
> I'd assume WPA-PSK but couldn't say for definite.

it's a WPA network, which has seen data (unknown, with privacy bit set,
defaults to 'WEP' though it shouldn't be displaying that in the xml,
maybe that fix didn't make it in), and a WPA network advertising PSK and
TKIP. It's all in the beacon.

-m

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[ reply ]
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 04:34PM
Cedric Blancher (blancher cartel-securite fr) (1 replies)
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 07:54PM
Robin Wood (dninja gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: assuming encryption levels Jun 28 2009 08:22PM
Cedric Blancher (blancher cartel-securite fr)


 

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