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Friday, August 31 • 4:00pm - 4:40pm
One Small Step to Harden USB Over IP on Linux - Shuah Khan, Samsung OSG

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The USB over IP kernel driver allows a server system to export its USB devices to a client system over an IP network via the USB over IP protocol. Exportable USB devices include physical devices and software entities that are created on the server using the USB gadget sub-system. This talk will cover a major bug related to USB over IP in the Linux kernel that was recently uncovered; it created some significant security issues but was resolved with help from the kernel community. Shuah will share the nature of the security problems and how they have been addressed. She will share the lessons learned and the steps she is taking to avoid such issues in the future.

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Shuah Khan

Sr. Linux Kernel Engineer, Samsung Open Source Group
Shuah Khan is a Senior Linux Kernel Developer at Samsung's Open Source Group. She is a Linux Kernel Maintainer and Contributor who focuses on Linux Media Core and Power Management. She maintains Kernel Selftest framework, USB over IP driver, and cpupower. She has contributed to IOMMU... Read More →


Friday August 31, 2018 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Room 110