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Google Is Uncovering Hundreds Of Race Conditions Within The Linux Kernel

Oct 04, 2019, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

One of the contributions Google is working on for the upstream Linux kernel is a new "sanitizer". Over the years Google has worked on AddressSanitizer for finding memory corruption bugs, UndefinedBehaviorSanitizer for undefined behavior within code, and other sanitizers. The Linux kernel has been exposed to this as well as other open-source projects while their newest sanitizer is KCSAN and focused as a Kernel Concurrency Sanitizer.

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