Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:05:39 +0000 From: Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk> To: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org Subject: Re: 2015 kernel CVEs On Tue, 2016-01-19 at 09:54 -0800, Greg KH wrote: > On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 04:32:08PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > As for USB descriptors, I'm somewhat more hopeful about hardening. At > > the same time, it seems like it should be practical to put more low- > > performance USB drivers into userspace. > > What drivers do we currently have in the kernel that should/could be > done in userspace instead? I'll gladly drop them from the tree. An obvious example would be HID drivers. (I'll grant you that putting those in user-space would complicate the boot process when a disk encryption passphrase is needed.) Ben. > And yes, we need to do better about handling crazy USB descriptors, I > think the majority of this work is already done, but it takes > hand-auditing to verify it :( -- Ben Hutchings The program is absolutely right; therefore, the computer must be wrong. Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (812 bytes)
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