[PATCH 0/8] format string usage clean ups
From: Kees Cook
Date: Thu Jun 06 2013 - 16:54:30 EST
This series is a result of an audit of format string uses in the
kernel. Of two exploitable flaws, the first fix is now in the wireless
The second fix is here as patch 1 ("block: do not pass disk names as format strings"). All the rest are either interface clean ups or
preventative measures to avoid accidents in the future.
There is still more needed before we can do something like this in
+# Enable format-security when it can stop the build, otherwise disable.
+KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(call cc-option,\
+ -Wformat -Wformat-security -Werror=format-security,\
but I think this series covers the majority of potentially sensitive
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