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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0005842Kali LinuxQueued Tool Additionpublic2021-05-18 11:00
Reporterkimocoder Assigned Tosbrun  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Versionkali-dev 
Fixed in Version2020.1 
Summary0005842: RTL8188EUS: New Wi-Fi drivers with monitor mode & frame injection

A big range of chipsets using RTL8188EUS has got monitor mode & frame injection added.
In kernel, Larry Finger's (lwfinger) is included by default. (this has to be blacklisted)

root@kali:~/Desktop/rtl8188eus# modinfo r8188eu
filename: /lib/modules/5.3.0-kali2-amd64/kernel/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/r8188eu.ko
firmware: rtlwifi/rtl8188eufw.bin
version: v4.1.4_6773.20130222

New aircrack-ng rtl8188eus, Spec:
root@kali:~/Desktop/rtl8188eus# modinfo 8188eu
filename: /lib/modules/5.3.0-kali2-amd64/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/8188eu.ko
version: v5.3.9_28540.20180627

Cons here is that our (aircrack-ng driver) is both new, supports later Android and it got penetration testing abilities.
It also supports a various more chipsets than the stand-alone 8188eu(.ko)

However, v5.3.9 branch is ready to be pushed, the newer ones has to wait until it's properly tested and patched up like v5.3.9.

Additional Information

Repository is found at

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2019-12-03 18:41

reporter   ~0011561

Hold this until I've checked if I actually added the wrong blancklist driver (blacklisting my own module instead of kernel's (lwfinger) module.



2019-12-03 18:43

reporter   ~0011562

The answer was here. Problem resolved.



2019-12-18 10:10

manager   ~0011710

package realtek-rtl8188eus-dkms version 5.3.9~20191129-0kali1 is now in kali-rolling

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-11-29 10:27 kimocoder New Issue
2019-11-29 10:51 kimocoder File Added: Screenshot from 2019-11-29 11-50-31.png
2019-11-29 14:23 rhertzog Assigned To => sbrun
2019-11-29 14:23 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2019-12-03 18:41 kimocoder Note Added: 0011561
2019-12-03 18:43 kimocoder Note Added: 0011562
2019-12-18 10:10 sbrun Note Added: 0011710
2019-12-23 08:39 sbrun Status assigned => resolved
2019-12-23 08:39 sbrun Resolution open => fixed
2019-12-23 08:39 sbrun Fixed in Version => 2020.1
2020-12-01 10:48 g0tmi1k Priority high => normal
2021-05-18 11:00 g0tmi1k Category New Tool Requests => Queued Tool Addition