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SubjectRe: [PATCH] w1: Use kfree_sensitive to clear sensitive information
On Fri, Dec 23, 2022 at 04:09:22AM +0530, Deepak R Varma wrote:
> Replace combination of 'memset(0) + kfree()' by kfree_sensitive() as it
> prevents compiler from optimizing away from zeroing out memory at the
> end of a scope. kfree_sensitive() is also safe in case the memory
> pointer turns out to be null, which simply gets ignored.
> Issue identified using kfree_sensitive.cocci coccinelle semantic patch.
> Signed-off-by: Deepak R Varma <>
> ---

Requesting a review and feedback on this patch proposal.

Thank you,

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