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Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:51:04 -0600
From: Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ho.ws>
To: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@...ove.SAKURA.ne.jp>
Cc: ebiggers3@...il.com, dhowells@...hat.com, keyrings@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, jmorris@...ei.org,
	serge@...lyn.com, Jason@...c4.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] big key: get rid of stack array allocation

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 11:46:38PM +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> Tycho Andersen wrote:
> > > > +	if (unlikely(crypto_aead_ivsize(big_key_aead) != GCM_AES_IV_SIZE)) {
> > > > +		WARN(1, "big key algorithm changed?");
> 
> Please avoid using WARN() WARN_ON() etc.
> syzbot would catch it and panic() due to panic_on_warn == 1.

But it is really a programming bug in this case (and it seems better
than BUG()...). Isn't this exactly the sort of case we want to catch?

Tycho

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