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From: Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org>
To: "gregkh@linuxfoundation.org" <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Trond Myklebust <trondmy@hammerspace.com>,
	"a.shelat@northeastern.edu" <a.shelat@northeastern.edu>,
	"davem@davemloft.net" <davem@davemloft.net>,
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	"sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com" <sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com>,
	"bfields@fieldses.org" <bfields@fieldses.org>,
	"anna.schumaker@netapp.com" <anna.schumaker@netapp.com>,
	"pakki001@umn.edu" <pakki001@umn.edu>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH] SUNRPC: Add a check for gss_release_msg
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:34:00 +0300
Message-ID: <YIApyFQNCBOgNkhU@unreal> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YIAmy0zgrQW/44Hz@kroah.com>

On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 03:21:15PM +0200, gregkh@linuxfoundation.org wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 01:11:03PM +0000, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > On Wed, 2021-04-21 at 15:19 +0300, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> > > 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@umn.edu) 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 @umn.edu contributions is much more
> > > reliable
> > > to us who are suffering from these researchers.
> > > 
> > 
> > <shrug>That's an easy thing to sidestep by just shifting to using a
> > private email address.</shrug>
> 
> If they just want to be jerks, yes.  But they can't then use that type
> of "hiding" to get away with claiming it was done for a University
> research project as that's even more unethical than what they are doing
> now.
> 
> > There really is no alternative for maintainers other than to always be
> > sceptical of patches submitted by people who are not known and trusted
> > members of the community, and to scrutinise those patches with more
> > care.
> 
> Agreed, and when we notice things like this that were determined to be
> bad, we have the ability to easily go back and rip the changes out and
> we can slowly add them back if they are actually something we want to
> do.
> 
> Which is what I just did:
> 	https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20210421130105.1226686-1-gregkh@linuxfoundation.org/

Greg,

Did you push your series to the public git? I would like to add you a
couple of reverts.

And do you have a list of not reverted commits? It will save us from
doing same comparison of reverted/not reverted over and over.

Thanks

> 
> thanks,
> 
> greg k-h

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Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07  0:16 Aditya Pakki
2021-04-07 15:34 ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-08 15:01 ` Trond Myklebust
2021-04-08 15:24   ` Olga Kornievskaia
2021-04-08 16:02     ` Trond Myklebust
2021-04-20  7:15 ` Greg KH
2021-04-20 17:10   ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-21  5:10     ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21  5:43       ` Greg KH
2021-04-21  6:08         ` Leon Romanovsky
     [not found]         ` <CA+EnHHSw4X+ubOUNYP2zXNpu70G74NN1Sct2Zin6pRgq--TqhA@mail.gmail.com>
2021-04-21  8:15           ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 10:07         ` Sudip Mukherjee
2021-04-21 10:21           ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 11:58             ` Shelat, Abhi
2021-04-21 12:08               ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 12:19               ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 13:11                 ` Trond Myklebust
2021-04-21 13:20                   ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 13:42                     ` Steven Rostedt
2021-04-21 13:21                   ` gregkh
2021-04-21 13:34                     ` Leon Romanovsky [this message]
2021-04-21 13:50                       ` gregkh
2021-04-21 14:12                         ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 18:50                         ` Alexander Grund
2021-04-21 13:37               ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-21 13:49                 ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 13:56                   ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-22 19:39                     ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-23 17:25                       ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-23 18:07                         ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-23 19:29                           ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-23 21:48                             ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-24  7:21                               ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-24 18:34                               ` Al Viro
2021-04-24 21:34                                 ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-25  0:41                                   ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-04-25  6:29                                     ` Greg KH
     [not found]                                       ` <20210426133605.GD21222@fieldses.org>
2021-04-26 13:47                                         ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-22  8:10             ` Sudip Mukherjee
2021-04-22  8:27               ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 12:51       ` Anna Schumaker
2021-04-21 14:15         ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 15:48           ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-04-21 17:34             ` Mike Rapoport
2021-04-22  3:57               ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 22:52 ` Guenter Roeck
     [not found] <CAHr+ZK-ayy2vku9ovuSB4egtOxrPEKxCdVQN3nFqMK07+K5_8g@mail.gmail.com>
2021-04-21 19:49 ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-04-22  7:50   ` Eric Biggers
2021-04-21 20:27 Weikeng Chen

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