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Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:15:56 -0800
From: Kees Cook <>
To: Richard Weinberger <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: status: GRKERNSEC_BRUTE

On Sun, Nov 29, 2015 at 2:54 PM, Richard Weinberger <> wrote:
> Am 24.11.2015 um 20:19 schrieb Kees Cook:
>> Hi,
>> While not strictly a _kernel_ self-protection mechanism, it's still
>> something that I'd love to see upstream, so I'll ping about its status
>> here too. :) Any updates on the brute force detector? (Last week I had
>> someone suggest making this a "respawn cgroup" or something, if it's
>> not workable as-is.) Anything we can help with?
> I can revive my patch and resend. Maybe it helps to collect
> new ideas (or NAKs ;)).

That would be great. Start by sending the series to kernel-hardening.
We can comment on it before you send a version to lkml. (i.e. try to
avoid NAKs...) :)


Kees Cook
Chrome OS & Brillo Security

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