[dm-crypt] unsafe??? use of memset

.. ink .. mhogomchungu at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 14:57:56 CET 2014


a lot of people like this one[2] advises against the use of memset to clear
memory but crypsetup seems to
ignore this advice and use memset a lot like in[1].

Any reason why cryptseup is ignoring this advice?

[1]
https://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/source/browse/lib/tcrypt/tcrypt.c#272
[2]
http://edc.tversu.ru/elib/inf/0088/0596003943_secureprgckbk-chp-13-sect-2.html
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