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authorDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2011-08-03 20:50:44 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2011-08-06 18:33:19 -0700
commit6e5714eaf77d79ae1c8b47e3e040ff5411b717ec (patch)
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parentcrypto: Move md5_transform to lib/md5.c (diff)
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net: Compute protocol sequence numbers and fragment IDs using MD5.
Computers have become a lot faster since we compromised on the partial MD4 hash which we use currently for performance reasons. MD5 is a much safer choice, and is inline with both RFC1948 and other ISS generators (OpenBSD, Solaris, etc.) Furthermore, only having 24-bits of the sequence number be truly unpredictable is a very serious limitation. So the periodic regeneration and 8-bit counter have been removed. We compute and use a full 32-bit sequence number. For ipv6, DCCP was found to use a 32-bit truncated initial sequence number (it needs 43-bits) and that is fixed here as well. Reported-by: Dan Kaminsky <dan@doxpara.com> Tested-by: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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diff --git a/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c b/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
index 78aa53492b3e..d1fb63f4aeb7 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
@@ -61,6 +61,7 @@
#include <net/timewait_sock.h>
#include <net/netdma.h>
#include <net/inet_common.h>
+#include <net/secure_seq.h>
#include <asm/uaccess.h>