Re: [06/20] crypto: sha512 - reduce stack usage to safe number
From: Alexey Dobriyan
Date: Wed Feb 01 2012 - 18:42:15 EST
On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 12:14:08PM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> @@ -87,38 +87,48 @@ sha512_transform(u64 *state, const u8 *i
> u64 a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, t1, t2;
> int i;
> - u64 W;
> + u64 W;
This needs 3rd companion patch which does stack reduction even on i386.
Patch which removes excessive loop unrolling and thus fixes the problem
has been posted. Maybe there is some other way to maintain low stack
space on i386 but I haven't found it.
If you apply only 2, original bug will be fixed, but on at least i386
stack usage could go in 900-byte region.
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