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diff --git a/lib/string.c b/lib/string.c
index 2fc20aa..1006330 100644
--- a/lib/string.c
+++ b/lib/string.c
@@ -598,6 +598,22 @@ void *memset(void *s, int c, size_t count)
EXPORT_SYMBOL(memset);
#endif
+/**
+ * memzero_explicit - Fill a region of memory (e.g. sensitive
+ * keying data) with 0s.
+ * @s: Pointer to the start of the area.
+ * @count: The size of the area.
+ *
+ * memzero_explicit() doesn't need an arch-specific version as
+ * it just invokes the one of memset() implicitly.
+ */
+void memzero_explicit(void *s, size_t count)
+{
+ memset(s, 0, count);
+ OPTIMIZER_HIDE_VAR(s);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(memzero_explicit);
+
#ifndef __HAVE_ARCH_MEMCPY
/**
* memcpy - Copy one area of memory to another

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