[Cryptography] Construction of cryptographic software.

Ray Dillinger bear at sonic.net
Wed Dec 3 12:31:10 EST 2014

On 12/03/2014 01:28 AM, Anton Titov wrote:
> On 2.12.2014 23:44, Ray Dillinger wrote:
>> Every
>> one of them gets released when the program exits, and you just don't
>> know what's going to be the next program to allocate the block of memory
>> where they were contained.
> Are you aware of any OS that will pass free-d pages to another program
> without zeroing them out first?

No desktop OS in wide use.  But within the last ten years, I have worked
with Solaris and AIX kernels that did not zero pages. I
have no idea about phones and things running on ARM, so I try not
to assume it.


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