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Date:   Mon, 28 Feb 2022 10:15:59 -0500
From:   Daniel Micay <danielmicay@...il.com>
To:     Marco Elver <elver@...gle.com>
Cc:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, llvm@...ts.linux.dev,
        Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
        David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
        Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        stable@...r.kernel.org,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>,
        Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>,
        Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: Handle ksize() vs __alloc_size by forgetting size

Looked through them and nearly all seem easy to replace.

By the way, the call to ksize in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/microcode/amd.c
doesn't look right. It allocates the memory with kmemdup. I don't see
how it can assume that the padding is zero, and that seems to be a
requirement since it zeroes the destination before copying to it.
Seems far more reasonable to add a field with the size.

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