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Date:   Sat, 11 Sep 2021 13:36:05 +0000
From:   Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>
To:     Len Baker <len.baker@....com>, KY Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>,
        Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@...rosoft.com>,
        Wei Liu <wei.liu@...nel.org>, Dexuan Cui <decui@...rosoft.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Sumit Semwal <sumit.semwal@...aro.org>,
        Christian König <christian.koenig@....com>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
CC:     Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>,
        "linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org" <linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-hyperv@...r.kernel.org" <linux-hyperv@...r.kernel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-media@...r.kernel.org" <linux-media@...r.kernel.org>,
        "dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org" <dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org>,
        "linaro-mm-sig@...ts.linaro.org" <linaro-mm-sig@...ts.linaro.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] net: mana: Prefer struct_size over open coded arithmetic



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Len Baker <len.baker@....com>
> Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2021 6:28 AM
> To: KY Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>; Haiyang Zhang
> <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>; Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@...rosoft.com>;
> Wei Liu <wei.liu@...nel.org>; Dexuan Cui <decui@...rosoft.com>; David S.
> Miller <davem@...emloft.net>; Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>; Sumit
> Semwal <sumit.semwal@...aro.org>; Christian König
> <christian.koenig@....com>; Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> Cc: Len Baker <len.baker@....com>; Colin Ian King
> <colin.king@...onical.com>; linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org; linux-
> hyperv@...r.kernel.org; netdev@...r.kernel.org; linux-
> kernel@...r.kernel.org; linux-media@...r.kernel.org; dri-
> devel@...ts.freedesktop.org; linaro-mm-sig@...ts.linaro.org
> Subject: [PATCH] net: mana: Prefer struct_size over open coded
> arithmetic
> 
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> 
> As noted in the "Deprecated Interfaces, Language Features, Attributes,
> and Conventions" documentation [1], size calculations (especially
> multiplication) should not be performed in memory allocator (or similar)
> function arguments due to the risk of them overflowing. This could lead
> to values wrapping around and a smaller allocation being made than the
> caller was expecting. Using those allocations could lead to linear
> overflows of heap memory and other misbehaviors.
> 
> So, use the struct_size() helper to do the arithmetic instead of the
> argument "size + count * size" in the kzalloc() function.
> 
> [1]
> https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ke
> rnel.org%2Fdoc%2Fhtml%2Fv5.14%2Fprocess%2Fdeprecated.html%23open-coded-
> arithmetic-in-allocator-
> arguments&amp;data=04%7C01%7Chaiyangz%40microsoft.com%7C1bf83c1204a34dae
> a6d308d9750eef16%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C6376695297
> 12931146%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJ
> BTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&amp;sdata=PbYpBtyYfVfwwlxWSQx%2FiARc9
> mhb0J7bfD46%2F9q5oTw%3D&amp;reserved=0
> 
> Signed-off-by: Len Baker <len.baker@....com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c | 4 +---
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c
> b/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c
> index 1a923fd99990..0efdc6c3c32a 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c
> @@ -398,9 +398,7 @@ static int mana_hwc_alloc_dma_buf(struct
> hw_channel_context *hwc, u16 q_depth,
>         int err;
>         u16 i;
> 
> -       dma_buf = kzalloc(sizeof(*dma_buf) +
> -                         q_depth * sizeof(struct hwc_work_request),
> -                         GFP_KERNEL);
> +       dma_buf = kzalloc(struct_size(dma_buf, reqs, q_depth),
> GFP_KERNEL);

Thanks!

Reviewed-by: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>

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