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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] Known exploit detection
On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 4:25 PM, Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 01:13:41PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
>
> > - who will keep adding these triggers going forward?
>
> also..
>
> - Who will test the existing triggers are doing the right thing when related code changes.
>
> We could add something to tests/ maybe for each exploit() addition, to make sure some
> new change isn't introducing an oopsable (or worse!) bug in the actual exploit test.
>
> It does mean someone needs to be regularly running said tests though.
> As history has shown, things like nx_test have been broken for months at a time without
> anyone complaining. Perhaps Fenguang Wu can add something to the daily test runs if
> we add an over all "make test-secure" target or similar.

This has the added benefit of making sure that the exploits don't
(trivially) regress.

--Andy

>
> Dave
>



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Andy Lutomirski
AMA Capital Management, LLC


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