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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/8] staging: dream: fix information leak to userland
    On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 10:58:31PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > Hi!
    >
    > > > Structure msm_audio_stats is copied to userland with some fields unitialized.
    > > > It leads to leaking of contents of kernel stack memory.
    > > > Also struct msm_audio_config has field "unused" of type array of 3 elements,
    > > > not 4. Instead of this, initialize field "type".
    > > >
    > > > Signed-off-by: Vasiliy Kulikov <segooon@gmail.com>
    > > > ---
    > > > drivers/staging/dream/qdsp5/audio_aac.c | 3 ++-
    > >
    > > {sigh}
    > >
    > > I'd really like to just drop this whole driver as I feel it's _way_
    > > behind whatever anyone is really using "in the wild".
    > >
    > > Actually, I doubt that anyone even uses this thing, do they?
    >
    > Not sure, you should definitely talk to codeaurora folks.
    >
    > > Any objection to me just dropping the drivers/staging/dream/ tree?
    > > People should be working on the chipset-specific driver tree here
    > > instead, right?
    >
    > codeaurora people should know...

    Which specific ones? No one seems to be contributing to the
    drivers/staging/dream/ anymore, and there are a number of out-of-tree
    dream trees floating around now.

    > > Pavel, it looks like you're not doing any dream work anymore, any
    > > problems with me dropping it?
    >
    > Too busy to do any real work on Dream, sorry :-(.

    Ok, I think I'll just drop it unless someone screams.

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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