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Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 07:29:36 -0700
From: Kees Cook <>
To: Daniel Micay <>, Ingo Molnar <>
Cc: Rik van Riel <>, Arjan van Ven <>, 
	"" <>, LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use get_random_long for the per-task
 stack canary

On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 7:04 AM, Rik van Riel <> wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-05-04 at 09:32 -0400, Daniel Micay wrote:
>> The stack canary is an unsigned long and should be fully initialized
>> to
>> random data rather than only 32 bits of random data.
>> Cc:
>> Signed-off-by: Daniel Micay <>
> Acked-by: Rik van Riel <>

Thanks! Ingo, should this go via tip?

Acked-by: Kees Cook <>


Kees Cook
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