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Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:05:10 +1300
From: Tycho Andersen <>
To: Luc Van Oostenryck <>
Subject: Re: [RFC v1 0/4] static analysis of copy_to_user()

Hey Luc,

On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 11:47:19PM +0100, Luc Van Oostenryck wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 12:59:27PM -0700, Tycho Andersen wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > A while ago I talked with various people about whether some static
> > analsys of copy_to_user() could be productive in finding infoleaks.
> > Unfortunately, due to the various issues outlined in the patch notes, it
> > doesn't seem like it is. Perhaps these checks are useful to put in just
> > to future proof ourselves against these sorts of issues, though.
> > 
> > Anyway, here's the code. Thoughts welcome!
> Hi,
> I'm taking the first patch directly but I won't be able to look
> closer at the other patches until next week.

Any chance you can take a peek at these?



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