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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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