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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 05/13] qcrypto-luks: clear the masterkey and pas

From: Max Reitz
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 05/13] qcrypto-luks: clear the masterkey and password before freeing them always
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:12:51 +0200
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On 14.08.19 22:22, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> While there are other places where these are still stored in memory,
> this is still one less key material area that can be sniffed with
> various side channel attacks

(Many empty lines here)

> Signed-off-by: Maxim Levitsky <address@hidden>
> ---
>  crypto/block-luks.c | 52 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------
>  1 file changed, 44 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

Wouldn’t it make sense to introduce a dedicated function for this?


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