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Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2020 15:16:57 +0200
From: Markus Elfring <>
To: Alexander Popov <>,,
 Gilles Muller <>, Hans Verkuil <>,
 Jann Horn <>, Julia Lawall <>,
 Kees Cook <>, Mauro Carvalho Chehab
 <>, Michal Marek <>,
 Nicolas Palix <>
Subject: Re: [Cocci] Coccinelle rule for CVE-2019-18683

>> * The source code search pattern can be too generic.
>>   How do you think about to consider additional constraints
>>   for safer data control flow analysis?
> Could you please elaborate on that?

Julia Lawall chose to mention the design possibility “put when
!= mutex_lock(E) after the ...”.

> I used 'exists' keyword to find at least one branch that has
> mutex_unlock+kthread_stop+mutex_lock chain.

Are you informed about development challenges for data flow analysis
(or even escape analysis according to computer science)?

How many experiences can be reused from other known approaches?


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