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Date:   Wed,  7 Sep 2022 07:16:38 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...nel.org>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Luca Coelho <luciano.coelho@...el.com>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>,
        Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@...el.com>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Andy Lavr <andy.lavr@...il.com>,
        Gregory Greenman <gregory.greenman@...el.com>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: wifi: iwlwifi: calib: Refactor iwl_calib_result usage for clarity

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

> In preparation for FORTIFY_SOURCE performing run-time destination buffer
> bounds checking for memcpy(), refactor the use of struct iwl_calib_result:
> 
> - Have struct iwl_calib_result contain struct iwl_calib_cmd since
>   functions expect to operate on the "data" flex array in "cmd", which
>   follows the "hdr" member.
> - Switch argument passing around to use struct iwl_calib_cmd instead of
>   struct iwl_calib_hdr to prepare functions to see the "data" member.
> - Change iwl_calib_set()'s "len" argument to a size_t since it is always
>   unsigned and is normally receiving the output of sizeof().
> - Add an explicit length sanity check in iwl_calib_set().
> - Adjust the memcpy() to avoid copying across the now visible composite
>   flex array structure.
> 
> This avoids the future run-time warning:
> 
>   memcpy: detected field-spanning write (size 8) of single field "&res->hdr" (size 4)
> 
> Cc: Luca Coelho <luciano.coelho@...el.com>
> Cc: Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> Cc: Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
> Cc: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@...el.com>
> Cc: linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Reported-by: Andy Lavr <andy.lavr@...il.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Patch applied to wireless-next.git, thanks.

0d24201f47c4 wifi: iwlwifi: calib: Refactor iwl_calib_result usage for clarity

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