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Date:   Wed, 2 Feb 2022 15:17:18 -0800
From:   Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Richard Henderson <rth@...ddle.net>,
        Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@...assic.park.msu.ru>,
        Matt Turner <mattst88@...il.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-alpha@...r.kernel.org, linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] alpha: Silence -Warray-bounds warnings

On Wed, Feb 02, 2022 at 02:18:25PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> GCC 11 (incorrectly[1]) assumes that literal values cast to (void *)
> should be treated like a NULL pointer with an offset, and raises
> diagnostics when doing bounds checking:
> 
> In function '__memset',
>     inlined from '__bad_pagetable' at arch/alpha/mm/init.c:79:2:
> ./arch/alpha/include/asm/string.h:37:32: error: '__builtin_memset' offset [0, 8191] is out of the bounds [0, 0] [-Werror=array-bounds]
>    37 |                         return __builtin_memset(s, c, n);
>       |                                ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> In function '__memset',
>     inlined from '__bad_page' at arch/alpha/mm/init.c:86:2:
> ./arch/alpha/include/asm/string.h:37:32: error: '__builtin_memset' offset [0, 8191] is out of the bounds [0, 0] [-Werror=array-bounds]
>    37 |                         return __builtin_memset(s, c, n);
>       |                                ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> In function '__memset',
>     inlined from 'paging_init' at arch/alpha/mm/init.c:256:2:
> ./arch/alpha/include/asm/string.h:37:32: error: '__builtin_memset' offset [0, 8191] is out of the bounds [0, 0] [-Werror=array-bounds]
>    37 |                         return __builtin_memset(s, c, n);
> 
> This has been solved in other places[2] already by using the recently
> added absolute_pointer() macro. Do the same here.
> 
> [1] https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=99578
> [2] https://lore.kernel.org/all/20210912160149.2227137-1-linux@roeck-us.net/
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Reviewed-and-tested-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>

> ---
>  arch/alpha/mm/init.c | 6 +++---
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/alpha/mm/init.c b/arch/alpha/mm/init.c
> index f6114d03357c..7511723b7669 100644
> --- a/arch/alpha/mm/init.c
> +++ b/arch/alpha/mm/init.c
> @@ -76,14 +76,14 @@ pgd_alloc(struct mm_struct *mm)
>  pmd_t *
>  __bad_pagetable(void)
>  {
> -	memset((void *) EMPTY_PGT, 0, PAGE_SIZE);
> +	memset(absolute_pointer(EMPTY_PGT), 0, PAGE_SIZE);
>  	return (pmd_t *) EMPTY_PGT;
>  }
>  
>  pte_t
>  __bad_page(void)
>  {
> -	memset((void *) EMPTY_PGE, 0, PAGE_SIZE);
> +	memset(absolute_pointer(EMPTY_PGE), 0, PAGE_SIZE);
>  	return pte_mkdirty(mk_pte(virt_to_page(EMPTY_PGE), PAGE_SHARED));
>  }
>  
> @@ -253,7 +253,7 @@ void __init paging_init(void)
>  	free_area_init(max_zone_pfn);
>  
>  	/* Initialize the kernel's ZERO_PGE. */
> -	memset((void *)ZERO_PGE, 0, PAGE_SIZE);
> +	memset(absolute_pointer(ZERO_PGE), 0, PAGE_SIZE);
>  }
>  
>  #if defined(CONFIG_ALPHA_GENERIC) || defined(CONFIG_ALPHA_SRM)
> -- 
> 2.30.2
> 

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