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Date:   Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:53:03 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
Cc:     Kees Cook <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Hayes Wang <>,
        Lee Jones <>, EJ Hsu <>,,,
Subject: [PATCH] r8152: Avoid memcpy() over-reading of ETH_SS_STATS

In preparation for FORTIFY_SOURCE performing compile-time and run-time
field bounds checking for memcpy(), memmove(), and memset(), avoid
intentionally reading across neighboring array fields.

The memcpy() is copying the entire structure, not just the first array.
Adjust the source argument so the compiler can do appropriate bounds

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
 drivers/net/usb/r8152.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/usb/r8152.c b/drivers/net/usb/r8152.c
index 85039e17f4cd..5f08720bf1c9 100644
--- a/drivers/net/usb/r8152.c
+++ b/drivers/net/usb/r8152.c
@@ -8678,7 +8678,7 @@ static void rtl8152_get_strings(struct net_device *dev, u32 stringset, u8 *data)
 	switch (stringset) {
 	case ETH_SS_STATS:
-		memcpy(data, *rtl8152_gstrings, sizeof(rtl8152_gstrings));
+		memcpy(data, rtl8152_gstrings, sizeof(rtl8152_gstrings));

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