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Date:   Tue, 14 Sep 2021 16:49:31 -0500
From:   "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
To:     Len Baker <len.baker@....com>,
        Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@...il.com>
Cc:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-input@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Input: omap-keypad - prefer struct_size over open coded
 arithmetic



On 9/11/21 06:27, Len Baker wrote:
> 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://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v5.14/process/deprecated.html#open-coded-arithmetic-in-allocator-arguments
> 
> Signed-off-by: Len Baker <len.baker@....com>

Reviewed-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavoars@...nel.org>

Thanks
--
Gustavo

> ---
>  drivers/input/keyboard/omap-keypad.c | 3 +--
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/input/keyboard/omap-keypad.c b/drivers/input/keyboard/omap-keypad.c
> index dbe836c7ff47..eb3a687796e7 100644
> --- a/drivers/input/keyboard/omap-keypad.c
> +++ b/drivers/input/keyboard/omap-keypad.c
> @@ -190,8 +190,7 @@ static int omap_kp_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>  	row_shift = get_count_order(pdata->cols);
>  	keycodemax = pdata->rows << row_shift;
> 
> -	omap_kp = kzalloc(sizeof(struct omap_kp) +
> -			keycodemax * sizeof(unsigned short), GFP_KERNEL);
> +	omap_kp = kzalloc(struct_size(omap_kp, keymap, keycodemax), GFP_KERNEL);
>  	input_dev = input_allocate_device();
>  	if (!omap_kp || !input_dev) {
>  		kfree(omap_kp);
> --
> 2.25.1
> 
> 
> 
> 

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