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Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 23:47:19 +0100
From: Luc Van Oostenryck <>
To: Tycho Andersen <>
Subject: Re: [RFC v1 0/4] static analysis of copy_to_user()

On Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 12:59:27PM -0700, Tycho Andersen wrote:
> Hi all,
> A while ago I talked with various people about whether some static
> analsys of copy_to_user() could be productive in finding infoleaks.
> Unfortunately, due to the various issues outlined in the patch notes, it
> doesn't seem like it is. Perhaps these checks are useful to put in just
> to future proof ourselves against these sorts of issues, though.
> Anyway, here's the code. Thoughts welcome!


I'm taking the first patch directly but I won't be able to look
closer at the other patches until next week.

Best regards,
-- Luc 

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