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* [PATCH][next] net: sched: Use struct_size() helper in kvmalloc()
@ 2021-09-29 20:17 Gustavo A. R. Silva
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From: Gustavo A. R. Silva @ 2021-09-29 20:17 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Stephen Hemminger, Jamal Hadi Salim, Cong Wang, Jiri Pirko,
	David S. Miller, Jakub Kicinski
  Cc: netdev, linux-kernel, Gustavo A. R. Silva, linux-hardening

Make use of the struct_size() helper instead of an open-coded version,
in order to avoid any potential type mistakes or integer overflows
that, in the worst scenario, could lead to heap overflows.

Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <>
 net/sched/sch_netem.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/sched/sch_netem.c b/net/sched/sch_netem.c
index 0c345e43a09a..ecbb10db1111 100644
--- a/net/sched/sch_netem.c
+++ b/net/sched/sch_netem.c
@@ -785,7 +785,7 @@ static int get_dist_table(struct Qdisc *sch, struct disttable **tbl,
 	if (!n || n > NETEM_DIST_MAX)
 		return -EINVAL;
-	d = kvmalloc(sizeof(struct disttable) + n * sizeof(s16), GFP_KERNEL);
+	d = kvmalloc(struct_size(d, table, n), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!d)
 		return -ENOMEM;

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