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Unpredictable sequence numbers

Unpredictable sequence numbers

Posted Aug 18, 2011 17:55 UTC (Thu) by zooko (guest, #2589)
Parent article: Unpredictable sequence numbers

So does this mean vindication for the people who argued (in https://lwn.net/Articles/332602/ ) that the weak PRNG used in Address Space Layout Randomization would get re-used in other contexts where its weakness was a bigger problem?


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Unpredictable sequence numbers

Posted Aug 18, 2011 18:09 UTC (Thu) by dlang (subscriber, #313) [Link]

very unlikely, the sequence number randomisation has been around a lot longer.


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