Re: Crypto Update for 4.2

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Tue Jun 23 2015 - 00:32:39 EST

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 09:26:51PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> So it looks to me like those AEAD interface changes already make sure
> to use the full 64 bits of the sequence number.
> But if I'm wrong, please holler. You clearly know both sides of this,
> since you wrote all the patches involved, so I'd like you to
> double-check me.

Yes the AEAD conversion does the right thing and uses the full 64
bits of the sequence number. In fact it was during that conversion
when I noticed the bug and sent in a fix to Steffen.

Thanks for the heads up!
Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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