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Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:35:03 -0800
From: Kees Cook <>
To: "" <>
Cc: LKML <>, Laura Abbott <>
Subject: Re: 2015 kernel CVEs

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 3:28 AM, Dan Carpenter <> wrote:
> Many of the use-after-free and uninitialized data bugs would be less
> harmful if we had some kernel hardening patches.

I think this nicely underscores the importance of all the hardening
efforts, especially Laura's PAX_MEMORY_SANITIZE port. And with the
recent keyring issue, having David's PAX_REFCOUNT port too. It's all
coming along (slowly). :)


Kees Cook
Chrome OS & Brillo Security

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