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From: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@bootlin.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Marek Vasut <marek.vasut@gmail.com>,
	linux-mtd@lists.infradead.org,
	Brian Norris <computersforpeace@gmail.com>,
	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mtd: nftl: Remove VLA usage
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 16:13:35 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180430161335.7616321e@bbrezillon> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180429150053.GA27374@beast>

On Sun, 29 Apr 2018 08:00:53 -0700
Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:

> On the quest to remove all stack VLAs from the kernel[1] this changes
> the check_free_sectors() routine to use a kmalloc()ed buffer instead
> of a large VLA stack buffer.
> 
> [1] https://lkml.kernel.org/r/CA+55aFzCG-zNmZwX4A2FQpadafLfEzK6CC=qPXydAacU1RqZWA@mail.gmail.com
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

Applied to mtd/next.

Thanks,

Boris

> ---
> v2: kmalloc() instead of stack buffer (Boris)
> ---
>  drivers/mtd/inftlmount.c | 23 ++++++++++++++++-------
>  drivers/mtd/nftlmount.c  | 23 ++++++++++++++++-------
>  2 files changed, 32 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/inftlmount.c b/drivers/mtd/inftlmount.c
> index aab4f68bd36f..2d598412972d 100644
> --- a/drivers/mtd/inftlmount.c
> +++ b/drivers/mtd/inftlmount.c
> @@ -334,28 +334,37 @@ static int memcmpb(void *a, int c, int n)
>  static int check_free_sectors(struct INFTLrecord *inftl, unsigned int address,
>  	int len, int check_oob)
>  {
> -	u8 buf[SECTORSIZE + inftl->mbd.mtd->oobsize];
>  	struct mtd_info *mtd = inftl->mbd.mtd;
>  	size_t retlen;
> -	int i;
> +	int i, ret;
> +	u8 *buf;
> +
> +	buf = kmalloc(SECTORSIZE + mtd->oobsize, GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!buf)
> +		return -1;
>  
> +	ret = -1;
>  	for (i = 0; i < len; i += SECTORSIZE) {
>  		if (mtd_read(mtd, address, SECTORSIZE, &retlen, buf))
> -			return -1;
> +			goto out;
>  		if (memcmpb(buf, 0xff, SECTORSIZE) != 0)
> -			return -1;
> +			goto out;
>  
>  		if (check_oob) {
>  			if(inftl_read_oob(mtd, address, mtd->oobsize,
>  					  &retlen, &buf[SECTORSIZE]) < 0)
> -				return -1;
> +				goto out;
>  			if (memcmpb(buf + SECTORSIZE, 0xff, mtd->oobsize) != 0)
> -				return -1;
> +				goto out;
>  		}
>  		address += SECTORSIZE;
>  	}
>  
> -	return 0;
> +	ret = 0;
> +
> +out:
> +	kfree(buf);
> +	return ret;
>  }
>  
>  /*
> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/nftlmount.c b/drivers/mtd/nftlmount.c
> index a6fbfa4e5799..6281da3dadac 100644
> --- a/drivers/mtd/nftlmount.c
> +++ b/drivers/mtd/nftlmount.c
> @@ -272,28 +272,37 @@ static int memcmpb(void *a, int c, int n)
>  static int check_free_sectors(struct NFTLrecord *nftl, unsigned int address, int len,
>  			      int check_oob)
>  {
> -	u8 buf[SECTORSIZE + nftl->mbd.mtd->oobsize];
>  	struct mtd_info *mtd = nftl->mbd.mtd;
>  	size_t retlen;
> -	int i;
> +	int i, ret;
> +	u8 *buf;
> +
> +	buf = kmalloc(SECTORSIZE + mtd->oobsize, GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!buf)
> +		return -1;
>  
> +	ret = -1;
>  	for (i = 0; i < len; i += SECTORSIZE) {
>  		if (mtd_read(mtd, address, SECTORSIZE, &retlen, buf))
> -			return -1;
> +			goto out;
>  		if (memcmpb(buf, 0xff, SECTORSIZE) != 0)
> -			return -1;
> +			goto out;
>  
>  		if (check_oob) {
>  			if(nftl_read_oob(mtd, address, mtd->oobsize,
>  					 &retlen, &buf[SECTORSIZE]) < 0)
> -				return -1;
> +				goto out;
>  			if (memcmpb(buf + SECTORSIZE, 0xff, mtd->oobsize) != 0)
> -				return -1;
> +				goto out;
>  		}
>  		address += SECTORSIZE;
>  	}
>  
> -	return 0;
> +	ret = 0;
> +
> +out:
> +	kfree(buf);
> +	return ret;
>  }
>  
>  /* NFTL_format: format a Erase Unit by erasing ALL Erase Zones in the Erase Unit and

      reply	other threads:[~2018-04-30 14:13 UTC|newest]

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2018-04-29 15:00 Kees Cook
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