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Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:55:40 -0500
From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Scott Bauer <>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <>, 
	"" <>, 
	"the arch/x86 maintainers" <>, Andi Kleen <>, 
	Andy Lutomirski <>, Ingo Molnar <>, 
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 0/4] SROP Mitigation: Sigreturn Cookies

On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 5:54 PM, Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:
> So you could do 4 32
>  - the random value
>  - the low 32 bits of the address of the cookie
>  - the low 32 bits of the return point stack and instruction pointer

Oops, editing mishap. That was supposed to be about the 128-bit md5
chunk, which uses 4 32-bit values, but then I edited things and didn't
get back to it.


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