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SubjectRe: [PATCH 087/190] Revert "udf: fix an uninitialized read bug and remove dead code"
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 03:55:33PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> On Wed 21-04-21 14:59:22, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > This reverts commit 39416c5872db69859e867fa250b9cbb3f1e0d185.
> >
> > 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: Wenwen Wang <wang6495@umn.edu>
> > Cc: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
> Hi Greg!
>
> I'm pretty confident this particular report & fix was valid (in fact it was
> me who suggested the particular change). So I don't see point in reverting
> it...

Thanks for letting me know, now dropped.

greg k-h

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