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From: lbruno at gaesi.org (Luis Bruno)
Subject: Attacks based on predictable process IDs??

Wojciech Purczynski wrote:
> Your "current" linux doesn't seem to be stable yet ;) I haven't seen
> pids wider than 15 bits on any production system :)

/usr/include/asm/posix_types.h:	typedef int		__kernel_pid_t;
/usr/include/linux/types.h:	typedef __kernel_pid_t	pid_t;

The reason you don't see 32bit pids is described here:
http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0001.2/0169.html

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