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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.x ISN Vulnerability
On Sun, 26 Sep 1999, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

>Such part of the secret should remains constant across lots of seconds so
>it shouldn't matter if it's zero or the right value for this issue.

Hmm I think I was wrong. I was focusing on the zero issue. The fact that
the secret is zero infact is not the real issue as the secret may be zero
even with the bug fixed. I think the real problem was that they _known_
the random part of the secret (that _incidentally_ was zero 8).

Andrea


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