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Date:   Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:46:25 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@...tstofly.org>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        wengjianfeng <wengjianfeng@...ong.com>,
        Lv Yunlong <lyl2019@...l.ustc.edu.cn>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>,
        Allen Pais <allen.lkml@...il.com>,
        Zheyu Ma <zheyuma97@...il.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mwl8k: Use named struct for memcpy() region

Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:

> In preparation for FORTIFY_SOURCE performing compile-time and run-time
> field bounds checking for memcpy(), memmove(), and memset(), avoid
> intentionally writing across neighboring fields.
> 
> Use named struct in struct mwl8k_cmd_set_key around members key_material,
> tkip_tx_mic_key, and tkip_rx_mic_key so they can be referenced
> together. This will allow memcpy() and sizeof() to more easily reason
> about sizes, improve readability, and avoid future warnings about writing
> beyond the end of key_material.
> 
> "pahole" shows no size nor member offset changes to struct
> mwl8k_cmd_set_key. "objdump -d" shows no object code changes.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

f01b3774309f mwl8k: Use named struct for memcpy() region

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