Re: [PATCH] SUNRPC: Add a check for gss_release_msg

From: Leon Romanovsky
Date: Wed Apr 21 2021 - 08:19:34 EST

On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 11:58:08AM +0000, Shelat, Abhi wrote:
> >>
> >>>> They introduce kernel bugs on purpose. Yesterday, I took a look on 4
> >>>> accepted patches from Aditya and 3 of them added various severity security
> >>>> "holes".
> >>>
> >>> All contributions by this group of people need to be reverted, if they
> >>> have not been done so already, as what they are doing is intentional
> >>> malicious behavior and is not acceptable and totally unethical. I'll
> >>> look at it after lunch unless someone else wants to do it…
> >>
> <snip>
> Academic research should NOT waste the time of a community.
> If you believe this behavior deserves an escalation, you can contact the Institutional Review Board (irb@xxxxxxx) at UMN to investigate whether this behavior was harmful; in particular, whether the research activity had an appropriate IRB review, and what safeguards prevent repeats in other communities.

The huge advantage of being "community" is that we don't need to do all
the above and waste our time to fill some bureaucratic forms with unclear
timelines and results.

Our solution to ignore all contributions is much more reliable
to us who are suffering from these researchers.