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Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:18:04 +0200
From: Yann Droneaud <>
To: Solar Designer <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/5] stackprotector: ascii armor
 the stack canary


Le mardi 19 septembre 2017 à 19:16 +0200, Solar Designer a écrit :
> We could put/require a NUL in the middle of the canary,
> but with the full canary being only 64-bit at most that would also
> make some attacks easier.

Are you suggesting to randomly select which byte to set to 0 in each
canary ?


Yann Droneaud

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