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Date:   Tue, 27 Sep 2022 13:17:33 +0200
From:   Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com>,
        Mark Gross <markgross@...nel.org>,
        platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] platform/surface: Split memcpy() of struct ssam_event
 flexible array

On 9/27/22 02:40, Kees Cook wrote:
> To work around a misbehavior of the compiler's ability to see into
> composite flexible array structs (as detailed in the coming memcpy()
> hardening series[1]), split the memcpy() of the header and the payload
> so no false positive run-time overflow warning will be generated.
> 
> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-hardening/20220901065914.1417829-2-keescook@chromium.org
> 
> Cc: Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>
> Cc: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@...hat.com>
> Cc: Mark Gross <markgross@...nel.org>
> Cc: platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Thanks!

Reviewed-by: Maximilian Luz <luzmaximilian@...il.com>

Regards,
Max

> ---
>   drivers/platform/surface/surface_acpi_notify.c | 3 ++-
>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/platform/surface/surface_acpi_notify.c b/drivers/platform/surface/surface_acpi_notify.c
> index 44e317970557..50500e562963 100644
> --- a/drivers/platform/surface/surface_acpi_notify.c
> +++ b/drivers/platform/surface/surface_acpi_notify.c
> @@ -355,7 +355,8 @@ static u32 san_evt_bat_nf(struct ssam_event_notifier *nf,
>   	INIT_DELAYED_WORK(&work->work, san_evt_bat_workfn);
>   	work->dev = d->dev;
>   
> -	memcpy(&work->event, event, sizeof(struct ssam_event) + event->length);
> +	work->event = *event;
> +	memcpy(work->event.data, event->data, event->length);
>   
>   	queue_delayed_work(san_wq, &work->work, delay);
>   	return SSAM_NOTIF_HANDLED;

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