Commit e6c0244a authored by Stephan Mueller's avatar Stephan Mueller Committed by Herbert Xu

crypto: drbg - use kmalloc instead of kzalloc for V and C

When allocating V, C, the zeroization is only needed when
allocating a new instance of the DRBG, i.e. when performing an
initial seeding. For all other allocations, the memcpy implemented in
drbg_copy_drbg ensures that the memory is filled with the correct
Signed-off-by: default avatarStephan Mueller <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarHerbert Xu <>
parent f072f0e0
......@@ -1142,6 +1142,11 @@ static int drbg_seed(struct drbg_state *drbg, struct drbg_string *pers,
pr_devel("DRBG: using personalization string\n");
if (!reseed) {
memset(drbg->V, 0, drbg_statelen(drbg));
memset(drbg->C, 0, drbg_statelen(drbg));
ret = drbg->d_ops->update(drbg, &seedlist, reseed);
if (ret)
goto out;
......@@ -1186,14 +1191,14 @@ static inline int drbg_alloc_state(struct drbg_state *drbg)
if (!drbg)
return -EINVAL;
drbg->V = kzalloc(drbg_statelen(drbg), GFP_KERNEL);
drbg->V = kmalloc(drbg_statelen(drbg), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!drbg->V)
goto err;
drbg->C = kzalloc(drbg_statelen(drbg), GFP_KERNEL);
drbg->C = kmalloc(drbg_statelen(drbg), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!drbg->C)
goto err;
drbg->prev = kzalloc(drbg_blocklen(drbg), GFP_KERNEL);
drbg->prev = kmalloc(drbg_blocklen(drbg), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!drbg->prev)
goto err;
drbg->fips_primed = false;
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