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Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2023 14:35:04 -0700
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Mike Snitzer <snitzer@...nel.org>
Cc: Alasdair Kergon <agk@...hat.com>, dm-devel@...ts.linux.dev,
	Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: dm crypt: replace open-coded kmemdup_nul

On Tue, Oct 24, 2023 at 05:33:12PM -0400, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 24 2023 at  5:18P -0400,
> Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 25 Sep 2023 06:35:54 +0000, Justin Stitt wrote:
> > > kzalloc() followed by strncpy() on an expected NUL-terminated string is
> > > just kmemdup_nul(). Let's simplify this code (while also dropping a
> > > deprecated strncpy() call [1]).
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > Applied to for-next/hardening, thanks!
> > 
> > [1/1] dm crypt: replace open-coded kmemdup_nul
> >       https://git.kernel.org/kees/c/17348b0a6a6d
> > 
> > Take care,
> > 
> > -- 
> > Kees Cook
> > 
> 
> I had picked up this patch and the 3 others in my local tree
> yesterday, was going to push shortly... do you still want them to go
> through your hardening tree?

Oh! Great; thank you! I'll drop them from my tree. :)

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook

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