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SubjectRe: Are linux network drivers really affected by this?
On Fri, 2003-01-10 at 08:08, wrote:
> The paper presented by Olaf Arkin (amongst other) points to some parts
> of the linux code where this "vulnerability" exists. I think Alan Cox
> is working on some patches for his tree. I wonder whether it's better
> to null-pad ethernet packets or to fill them with random values
> (possibly an overkill, but more resiliant against fingerprinting).

Most of them will pad with zero. We have a couple of drivers that already
pad with something along the lines of "NetBSD is a cool OS too.."

The -ac tree should have the problem fixed for all the drivers I know have
the problem or may do.

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