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From: Bernd Petrovitsch <bernd@petrovitsch.priv.at>
To: Len Baker <len.baker@gmx.com>, Andy Gross <agross@kernel.org>,
	Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@linaro.org>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>,
	Magnus Damm <magnus.damm@gmail.com>,
	Santosh Shilimkar <ssantosh@kernel.org>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	David Laight <David.Laight@ACULAB.COM>,
	Robin Murphy <robin.murphy@arm.com>,
	linux-hardening@vger.kernel.org, linux-arm-msm@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-renesas-soc@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 2/3] drivers/soc/renesas: Prefer memcpy over strcpy
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2021 17:35:54 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <39485c0e-511c-50a0-83be-f9ce6fc47e67@petrovitsch.priv.at> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210808125012.4715-3-len.baker@gmx.com>

Hi all!

On 08/08/2021 14:50, Len Baker wrote:
> strcpy() performs no bounds checking on the destination buffer. This
> could result in linear overflows beyond the end of the buffer, leading
> to all kinds of misbehaviors. So, use memcpy() as a safe replacement.
> 
> This is a previous step in the path to remove the strcpy() function
> entirely from the kernel.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Len Baker <len.baker@gmx.com>
> ---
>  drivers/soc/renesas/r8a779a0-sysc.c | 6 ++++--
>  drivers/soc/renesas/rcar-sysc.c     | 6 ++++--
>  2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/soc/renesas/r8a779a0-sysc.c b/drivers/soc/renesas/r8a779a0-sysc.c
> index d464ffa1be33..7410b9fa9846 100644
> --- a/drivers/soc/renesas/r8a779a0-sysc.c
> +++ b/drivers/soc/renesas/r8a779a0-sysc.c
> @@ -404,19 +404,21 @@ static int __init r8a779a0_sysc_pd_init(void)
>  	for (i = 0; i < info->num_areas; i++) {
>  		const struct r8a779a0_sysc_area *area = &info->areas[i];
>  		struct r8a779a0_sysc_pd *pd;
> +		size_t n;
> 
>  		if (!area->name) {
>  			/* Skip NULLified area */
>  			continue;
>  		}
> 
> -		pd = kzalloc(sizeof(*pd) + strlen(area->name) + 1, GFP_KERNEL)> +		n = strlen(area->name) + 1;
> +		pd = kzalloc(sizeof(*pd) + n, GFP_KERNEL);
Zeroing the allocated bytes is not needed since it's completly
overwritten with the strcpy()/memcpy().
>  		if (!pd) {
>  			error = -ENOMEM;
>  			goto out_put;
>  		}
> 
> -		strcpy(pd->name, area->name);
> +		memcpy(pd->name, area->name, n);
>  		pd->genpd.name = pd->name;
>  		pd->pdr = area->pdr;
>  		pd->flags = area->flags;

And similar for the second hunk.

MfG,
	Bernd
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-08 15:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-08 12:50 [PATCH v4 0/3] drivers/soc: Remove all strcpy() uses Len Baker
2021-08-08 12:50 ` [PATCH v4 1/3] drivers/soc/qcom: Prefer strscpy over strcpy Len Baker
2021-08-08 12:50 ` [PATCH v4 2/3] drivers/soc/renesas: Prefer memcpy " Len Baker
2021-08-08 15:35   ` Bernd Petrovitsch [this message]
2021-08-08 17:06     ` Christophe JAILLET
2021-08-10 15:59       ` Len Baker
2021-08-11  9:38   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-08 12:50 ` [PATCH v4 3/3] drivers/soc/ti: Prefer strscpy " Len Baker

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