Subject: Re: rpc xid randomness
To: None <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/07/2003 05:10:24
> > given horsepower of today's machine the computation overhead is
> > smaller than the benefit we'll get. (well, some of you run pdp10,
> > but don't you want your pdp10 be secure against id predictability
> > attacks?)
> Perhaps good analogy might be - would you randomize phone
> number allocation?
when someone can tap the wire and impersonate you by caller ID,
story goes very different.