[PATCH CIFS] use CryptoAPI MD4/MD5

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Fri Oct 3 04:22:03 GMT 2003

> Case 1) requests are signed out of order (request two is signed first
> though it has a higher mid) but sent in order over TCP
> Case 2) request one gets signed before request two but request two gets
sent before request one on the TCP socket
> At least case two probably would cause the server to invalidate the
> due to unexpected signature and drop the session

Clearly signing and sending will need to be performed without interference
from each other.

As for sorting out the responses I just put the verify sequence value in
the response object (which is always one more than the sign sequence
value) and put the reponse object into a table by mid. So responses can be
received in any order. I don't know if this applies to cifsfs though.

Here's a thread about this sort of thing:



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maximizes the  potential for it  to be applied  to tasks that are
conceptually similar and, more  important, to tasks that have not
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