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SubjectRe: [PATCH] crypto: aesni: add setkey for driver-gcm-aes-aesni
On 01/18/2015 02:56 PM, Stephan Mueller wrote:
> The cipher registered as __driver-gcm-aes-aesni is never intended
> to be used directly by any caller. Instead it is a service mechanism to
> rfc4106-gcm-aesni.
> The kernel crypto API unconditionally calls the registered setkey
> function. In case a caller erroneously uses __driver-gcm-aes-aesni a
> call to crypto_aead_setkey will cause a NULL pointer dereference without
> this patch.

Acked-by: Tadeusz Struk <>

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