Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:04:27 +0100 From: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com> To: Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>, "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Linux Crypto Mailing List <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>, George Spelvin <linux@...izon.com>, Scott Bauer <sbauer@....utah.edu>, Andy Lutomirski <luto@...capital.net>, Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, Eric Biggers <ebiggers3@...il.com>, Jean-Philippe Aumasson <jeanphilippe.aumasson@...il.com>, "Daniel J . Bernstein" <djb@...yp.to> Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] siphash: add cryptographically secure hashtable function On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 12:01 AM, Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com> wrote: > It would be nice if the network code could be converted to use siphash > for the secure sequence numbers. Right now it pulls in a lot of code > for bigger secure hashes just for that, which is a problem for tiny > kernels. Indeed this would be a great first candidate. There are lots of places where MD5 (!!) is pulled in for this sort of thing, when SipHash could be a faster and leaner replacement (and arguably more secure than rusty MD5).
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