[GIT PULL] security: keys fixes for v4.14-rc3

James Morris jmorris at namei.org
Thu Sep 28 22:53:28 UTC 2017

On Fri, 29 Sep 2017, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 12:33 AM, James Morris <jmorris at namei.org> wrote:
> > Generally speaking, we likely need to improve the amount of crypto review
> > for kernel crypto users including keys (I'll post a note separately to
> > ksummit-discuss).
> Indeed.
> I won't be at kernel summit, regrettably, but I do intend to
> methodically work through the kernel reviewing the various crypto
> [mis]uses in places. I also have some larger plans regarding reworking
> a few aspects of the crypto API, that I'll start a discussion with
> Herbert about during the next several months. (I'm CCing Andy because
> this is something the two of us have also discussed.)
> So, expect some more things like this patch to gradually be rolling
> your way, along with maybe larger overall changes. If you wind up
> discussing this in any substantial way at the summit this year, please
> do try to loop me in at some point.

Absolutely.  This is important work and great to hear!

James Morris
<jmorris at namei.org>

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