Why am I seeing a security exploit?
Posted Apr 3, 2013 20:26 UTC (Wed) by bronson (subscriber, #4806)
More seriously, there are other sources of error in your computer that are far more worthy of your attention: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_error
It's true that all bets are off if an attacker can break the hash. But, if/when that happens, the fix will probably be a straightforward kernel patch.
Posted Apr 4, 2013 16:20 UTC (Thu) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647)
(numbers from http://preshing.com/20110504/hash-collision-probabilities)
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