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Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:18:05 +0100 (CET)
From: Jiri Kosina <>
To: Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: 2015 kernel CVEs

On Wed, 20 Jan 2016, Greg KH wrote:

> Except for those drivers that abuse the HID interface due to the 
> decisions the Windows developers made years ago, and are not reall HID 
> devices, those should all be done in userspace, just like Windows does. 
> Hopefully we have been good in keeping those types of drivers out of the 
> kernel.

This has been one of the motivations for creating hidraw interface. So my 
hope here is that we're doing reasonably well in this respect.

Jiri Kosina

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