[Cryptography] This is it, we're all going to die
ji at tla.org
Thu Dec 30 19:06:15 EST 2021
On Thu, Dec 30, 2021 at 4:09 PM Theodore Ts'o <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2021 at 06:05:26AM +0000, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> > [...]
> > The Linux kernel has X.509 processing inside it.
> > We're all going to die.
> It could be worse. Your CPU could have a hidden x.509 processing code
> *and* a web server, that isn't getting regular security patches, and
> was probably written by firmware engieners.
> Oh, wait....
We are already dead, it's just that the cache coherence circuitry hasn't
caught up with us.
Panda Hippo Gnu Deer
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