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Date:   Fri, 4 Feb 2022 17:29:44 -0600
From:   "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>
To:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:     linux-staging@...ts.linux.dev, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH][next] staging: gdm724x: Replace one-element array with
 flexible-array member

There is a regular need in the kernel to provide a way to declare having
a dynamically sized set of trailing elements in a structure. Kernel code
should always use “flexible array members”[1] for these cases. The older
style of one-element or zero-length arrays should no longer be used[2].

This helps with the ongoing efforts to globally enable -Warray-bounds
and get us closer to being able to tighten the FORTIFY_SOURCE routines
on memcpy().

This issue was found with the help of Coccinelle and audited and fixed,
manually.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flexible_array_member
[2] https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v5.16/process/deprecated.html#zero-length-and-one-element-arrays

Link: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/79
Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavoars@...nel.org>
---
 drivers/staging/gdm724x/hci_packet.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/gdm724x/hci_packet.h b/drivers/staging/gdm724x/hci_packet.h
index faecdfbc664f..3bb01e94f3b5 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/gdm724x/hci_packet.h
+++ b/drivers/staging/gdm724x/hci_packet.h
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ struct hci_packet {
 struct tlv {
 	u8 type;
 	u8 len;
-	u8 *data[1];
+	u8 *data[];
 } __packed;
 
 struct sdu_header {
-- 
2.27.0

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