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Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2018 17:55:07 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
To: oss-security <>
Cc: Alexander Popov <>, James Morris <>, 
	"Serge E. Hallyn" <>, Brad Spengler <>, 
	PaX Team <>
Subject: Re: Re: Linux Kernel Defence Map

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 4:17 PM, Kees Cook <> wrote:

> KPTI defends against info leaks and "finding kernel objects" too, in a
> way. Maybe just add a whole "side channels" bubble?
> (I think "info leaks" and "finding kernel objects" may need some kind
> of clarifying language for how they're different)

Please use a CWE identifier if one exists (, if one
doesn't exist perhaps we should have one (email me and I'm happy to help
get that ball rolling). Having a CWE not only helps categorize things
correctly but gives us something to point developers at for resources
around flaws and how they can be avoided/dealt with/etc.

> -Kees
> --
> Kees Cook
> Pixel Security


Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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