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Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:28:15 +0200
From: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
To: Johannes Berg <>
Cc: LKML <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] mac80211/wpa: use constant time memory comparison for MACs

On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 10:20 AM, Johannes Berg
<> wrote:
> I'm not really sure that this is actually true, since you don't get
> much feedback on your frame that's dropped, especially if you're
> attacking from remote. Basically, I don't see how you can observe the
> timing of this operation?

There have been practical attacks published before that relied on
jitter coming from simultaneous operations.

> Anyway, applied.

Great, thanks.

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