Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:14:34 -0800 From: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@...onical.com>, "Roberts, William C" <william.c.roberts@...el.com>, "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org> Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: Add ability to find bad uses of vsprintf %p<foo> extensions On Tue, 2017-02-28 at 16:11 -0800, Kees Cook wrote: > On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 4:06 PM, Andrew Morton > <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> wrote: > > On Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:54:55 -0800 Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> wrote: > > > > > %pK was at least once misused at %pk in an out-of-tree module. > > > This lead to some security concerns. Add the ability to track > > > single and multiple line statements for misuses of %p<foo>. > > > > Should we also do this? > > Ah yes, good idea. Maybe "...when adding/removing new conversion..." ? Deleting conversions seems unlikely.
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