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From: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
To: Kari Argillander <kari.argillander@gmail.com>,
	Konstantin Komarov <almaz.alexandrovich@paragon-software.com>,
	ntfs3@lists.linux.dev
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] fs/ntfs3: Use kmalloc_array over kmalloc with multiply
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 19:40:58 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5197939870d1867dd2131a8fdff8842b777c6016.camel@perches.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210831181505.1074767-2-kari.argillander@gmail.com>

On Tue, 2021-08-31 at 21:15 +0300, Kari Argillander wrote:
> If we do not use kmalloc_array we get checkpatch warning. It is also
> little safer if something goes wrong with coding.
[]
> diff --git a/fs/ntfs3/index.c b/fs/ntfs3/index.c
[]
> @@ -707,7 +707,7 @@ static struct NTFS_DE *hdr_find_e(const struct ntfs_index *indx,
>  		u16 *ptr;
>  		int new_slots = ALIGN(2 * nslots, 8);
>  
> 
> -		ptr = kmalloc(sizeof(u16) * new_slots, GFP_NOFS);
> +		ptr = kmalloc_array(new_slots, sizeof(u16), GFP_NOFS);
>  		if (ptr)
>  			memcpy(ptr, offs, sizeof(u16) * max_idx);

This multiplication could also overflow.

Maybe use krealloc?



  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-01  2:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-31 18:15 [PATCH 0/5] fs/ntfs3: Fix various styling issues Kari Argillander
2021-08-31 18:15 ` [PATCH 1/5] fs/ntfs3: Use kmalloc_array over kmalloc with multiply Kari Argillander
2021-09-01  2:40   ` Joe Perches [this message]
2021-09-01 13:24     ` Kari Argillander
2021-09-02 14:03     ` David Laight
2021-08-31 18:15 ` [PATCH 2/5] fs/ntfs3: Use consistent spacing around '+' Kari Argillander
2021-09-02  4:22   ` Joe Perches
2021-09-02  8:10     ` Kari Argillander
2021-09-07 16:23       ` Konstantin Komarov
2021-09-07 16:25         ` Kari Argillander
2021-08-31 18:15 ` [PATCH 3/5] fs/ntfs3: Place Comparisons constant right side of the test Kari Argillander
2021-08-31 18:15 ` [PATCH 4/5] fs/ntfs3: Remove braces from single statment block Kari Argillander

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