Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:15:00 +1100 From: "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Cc: "Tobin C. Harding" <tobin@...nel.org>, Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>, Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>, Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>, Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>, Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] lib: Add safe string funtions On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 03:31:07PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote: > On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 3:24 PM Tobin C. Harding <tobin@...nel.org> wrote: > > During your talk at LCA you mentioned that we could do with a couple > > more safe string functions. One to zero the tail of the destination > > buffer after call to strscpy() and also the self explanatory > > strscpy_from_user(). > > Thanks for jumping in with this! :) Good to be working with you again. > > I couldn't work out if this is a false positive or not? Does the new > > config option CONFIG_TEST_STRING need more documentation? I don't see > > where extra docs should be added and it seems self explanatory as is. > > Usually this just means the help string in Kconfig is "too short". > Sometimes this is a false positive -- really up to you if you think it > needs more. :) Cool, thanks.
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