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SubjectRe: [PATCH 074/190] Revert "drm/gma500: fix memory disclosures due to uninitialized bytes"
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 07:51:49PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 3:06 PM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> >
> > This reverts commit ec3b7b6eb8c90b52f61adff11b6db7a8db34de19.
> >
> > Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> > faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> > malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
> > paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> > entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> > Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> > of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
> >
> > Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> > the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> > they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
> > change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> > codebase.
> >
> > Cc: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
> > Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
> > Cc: https
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
> Acked-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch>
>
> gma500 is dead enough I'm not going to spend a single cycle thinking
> whether this fixes anything or not and hence whether the revert is ok
> or not.

Sounds good to me, I'll keep the reverts.

greg k-h

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