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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 01/16] fs/kernel_read_file: Remove FIRMWARE_PREALLOC_BUFFER enum
On Fri, 2 Oct 2020, Kees Cook wrote:

> FIRMWARE_PREALLOC_BUFFER is a "how", not a "what", and confuses the LSMs
> that are interested in filtering between types of things. The "how"
> should be an internal detail made uninteresting to the LSMs.
> Fixes: a098ecd2fa7d ("firmware: support loading into a pre-allocated buffer")
> Fixes: fd90bc559bfb ("ima: based on policy verify firmware signatures (pre-allocated buffer)")
> Fixes: 4f0496d8ffa3 ("ima: based on policy warn about loading firmware (pre-allocated buffer)")
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
> Reviewed-by: Mimi Zohar <>
> Reviewed-by: Luis Chamberlain <>
> Acked-by: Scott Branden <>
> Cc:

Reviewed-by: James Morris <>

James Morris

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