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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] TPM driver robustness fixes


On 03/16/2011 11:23 PM, Rajiv Andrade wrote:
> Hi James,
>
>
> The following changes since commit
> 2e270d84223262a38d4755c61d55f5c73ea89e56:
>
> Merge branch 'for-linus' of
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs-2.6 (2011-03-16
> 13:26:17 -0700)
>
> are available in the git repository at:
>
> git://tpmdd.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/tpmdd/tpmdd/ for-james
>
> Peter Huewe (3):
>
> This patch changes the call of tpm_transmit by supplying the
> size of the userspace buffer instead of TPM_BUFSIZE
>
> This patch fixes information leakage to the userspace by
> initializing the data buffer to zero
>
> Since the buffer might contain security related data it might be
> a good idea to zero the buffer after we have copied it to userspace.

Given the nature of these changes, they should go to current linus as
bug fixes.

Thanks,
Rajiv



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