lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Thu, 19 Aug 2021 09:25:01 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, ath11k@...ts.infradead.org,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org, linux-staging@...ts.linux.dev,
        linux-block@...r.kernel.org, linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org,
        clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com,
        Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 45/63] ath11k: Use memset_startat() for clearing queue
 descriptors

On Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 04:19:37PM +0300, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> writes:
> 
> > In preparation for FORTIFY_SOURCE performing compile-time and run-time
> > field bounds checking for memset(), avoid intentionally writing across
> > neighboring fields.
> >
> > Use memset_startat() so memset() doesn't get confused about writing
> > beyond the destination member that is intended to be the starting point
> > of zeroing through the end of the struct. Additionally split up a later
> > field-spanning memset() so that memset() can reason about the size.
> >
> > Cc: Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
> > Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
> > Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> > Cc: ath11k@...ts.infradead.org
> > Cc: linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org
> > Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> 
> To avoid conflicts I prefer taking this via my ath tree.

The memset helpers are introduced as part of this series, so that makes
things more difficult. Do you want me to create a branch with the
helpers that you can merge?

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook

Powered by blists - more mailing lists