Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:20:00 +0200 From: Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net> To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Cc: linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] mac80211/wpa: use constant time memory comparison for MACs On Sat, 2017-06-10 at 04:59 +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote: > Otherwise, we enable all sorts of forgeries via timing attack. I'm not really sure that this is actually true, since you don't get much feedback on your frame that's dropped, especially if you're attacking from remote. Basically, I don't see how you can observe the timing of this operation? Anyway, applied. johannes
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