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Date:   Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:22:56 -0700
From:   James Smart <jsmart2021@...il.com>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@...ux.ibm.com>
Cc:     Sachin Sant <sachinp@...ux.ibm.com>,
        "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi: scsi_transport_fc: Adjust struct fc_nl_event flex
 array usage

On 9/21/2022 1:51 PM, Kees Cook wrote:
> In order to help the compiler reason about the destination buffer in
> struct fc_nl_event, add a flexible array member for this purpose.
> However, since the header is UAPI, it must not change size or layout, so
> a union is used.
> 
> The allocation size calculations are also corrected (it was potentially
> allocating an extra 8 bytes), and the padding is zeroed to avoid leaking
> kernel heap memory contents.
> 
> Detected at run-time by the recently added memcpy() bounds checking:
> 
>    memcpy: detected field-spanning write (size 8) of single field "&event->event_data" at drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_fc.c:581 (size 4)
> 
> Reported-by: Sachin Sant <sachinp@...ux.ibm.com>
> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/linux-next/42404B5E-198B-4FD3-94D6-5E16CF579EF3@linux.ibm.com/
> Cc: "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@...ux.ibm.com>
> Cc: "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>
> Cc: linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> ---

Kinda crazy way to resolve it, but looks fine.

Reviewed-by: James Smart <jsmart2021@...il.com>

-- james


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