Re: [PATCH] mac80211: aes_ccm: move struct aead_req off the stack

From: Johannes Berg
Date: Fri Oct 14 2016 - 09:46:53 EST

> Is the aad[] actually reused? I would assume it only affects the mac
> on encryption, and the verification on decryption but I don't think
> we actually need it back from the crypto routines.

I don't think it's reused.

> Exactly what you said above :-) My patch only touches CCM but as you
> said,
> """
> 'Also there's B_0/J_0 for CCM/GCM, and the 'zero' thing that GMAC
> has.
> """

Ah, but we can/should do the same for the others, no?