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Unpredictable sequence numbers

Unpredictable sequence numbers

Posted Aug 19, 2011 8:59 UTC (Fri) by Np237 (subscriber, #69585)
Parent article: Unpredictable sequence numbers

I recall this to be a very serious issue for some Microsoft and Sun OSes in the late 90s.

Does anyone know what sequence number generators other OSes use nowadays? I bet they could be running into the same performance/security trade-offs as Linux.


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