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Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2023 11:04:32 -0700
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>
Cc: Alasdair Kergon <agk@...hat.com>, Mike Snitzer <snitzer@...nel.org>,
	dm-devel@...hat.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] dm crypt: replace open-coded kmemdup_nul

On Mon, Sep 25, 2023 at 06:35:54AM +0000, Justin Stitt wrote:
> kzalloc() followed by strncpy() on an expected NUL-terminated string is
> just kmemdup_nul(). Let's simplify this code (while also dropping a
> deprecated strncpy() call [1]).
> 
> Link: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/deprecated.html#strncpy-on-nul-terminated-strings [1]
> Link: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/90
> Cc: linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> Signed-off-by: Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>

This looks correct to me. Thanks!

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

-- 
Kees Cook

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