Re: [kernel-hardening] 2015 kernel CVEs

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Thu Jan 21 2016 - 11:03:21 EST

On Wed, 20 Jan 2016, Greg KH wrote:

> Except for those drivers that abuse the HID interface due to the
> decisions the Windows developers made years ago, and are not reall HID
> devices, those should all be done in userspace, just like Windows does.
> Hopefully we have been good in keeping those types of drivers out of the
> kernel.

This has been one of the motivations for creating hidraw interface. So my
hope here is that we're doing reasonably well in this respect.

Jiri Kosina