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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ubi: avoid workqueue format string leak
Hello Kees,

Thanks for the patch.

On Apr 07, Kees Cook wrote:
> When building the name for the workqueue thread, make sure a format
> string cannot leak in from the disk name.

Could you enlighten me and explain why you want to avoid the name leak?
Is it a security concern?

I'd like to understad this better, so I can avoid making such mistakes
in the future.

Ezequiel García, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android Engineering
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