Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:28:15 +0200 From: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com> To: Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net> Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] mac80211/wpa: use constant time memory comparison for MACs On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 10:20 AM, Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net> wrote: > 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? There have been practical attacks published before that relied on jitter coming from simultaneous operations. > Anyway, applied. Great, thanks.
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