Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #28326, comment 5


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Nov 6, 2018, 1:31:12 AM (2 years ago)
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  • Ticket #28326, comment 5

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    1111We just won't put any effort into Tor on PPC, because:
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    13 >  If (nearly?) all users on a platform are insecure, it's also good candidate for Rejected.
     13> If (nearly?) all users on a platform are insecure, it's also good candidate for Rejected.
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    1515> PPC (The MUL instruction isn't constant-time, thus many common cryptographic operations on these systems are subject to even the most trivial side-channel attacks.)
     
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    2020The Tor Browser team can maintain a PPC build of Tor if they want. But PPC has trivial cryptographic side-channel attacks. So a PPC Tor Browser might not meet Tor Browser's security standards.
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     22Edit: spacing