lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:04:56 +0100
From:   Rodolfo Giometti <>
To:     Matt Ranostay <>
Cc:, David Woodhouse <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] pps: fixing CONFIG_COMPAT issues

On 12/22/16 21:39, Matt Ranostay wrote:
> What would be the best way to fix the padding issue without breaking
> userspace applications? Just fixing the alignment with explicit
> padding is of course the clean easy way, but bashing the data in
> compat_ioctl would avoid breakage.

Hi Matt,

I've no experience in this topic... I'm sorry! :(

Maybe is better waiting for David's advices? In the meantime I'm going to study 
the problem a bit better.




HCE Engineering                      e-mail:
GNU/Linux Solutions                
Linux Device Driver                
Embedded Systems                     phone:  +39 349 2432127
UNIX programming                     skype:  rodolfo.giometti
Cosino Project - the quick prototyping embedded system -
Freelance ICT Italia - Consulente ICT Italia -

Powered by blists - more mailing lists