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SubjectRe: [kernel-hardening] Re: [PATCH v7 3/6] random: use SipHash in place of MD5
On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 4:51 PM, Hannes Frederic Sowa
<hannes@stressinduktion.org> wrote:
> This algorithm should be a non-seeded algorithm, because the hashes
> should be stable and verifiable by user space tooling. Thus this would
> need a hashing algorithm that is hardened against pre-image
> attacks/collision resistance, which siphash is not. I would prefer some
> higher order SHA algorithm for that actually.

Right. SHA-256, SHA-512/256, Blake2s, or Blake2b would probably be
good candidates for this.

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