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    SubjectRe: [PATCH RESEND 1/1] crypto API: RSA algorithm patch (kernel version 2.6.20.1)
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    On Wed, March 21, 2007 10:15, Tasos Parisinos wrote:
    > Protecting a TripleDES key in high security standards is not as
    > simple as making the kernel read
    > protected, you need a whole lot and
    > that also means hardware (cryptomemories e.t.c)
    > So you forget about all this overhead when you use assymetric

    Ah, you're talking about fishing the key out of RAM here, right?
    My point stays the same for that: If you can't read protect the
    kernel RAM, small chance you can write protect it. And then they
    can just bypass all signature checking you put in it anyway.

    Greetings,

    Indan


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