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Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2023 17:41:09 +0200
From: Peter Oberparleiter <oberpar@...ux.ibm.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>, Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, llvm@...ts.linux.dev,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gcov: Annotate struct gcov_iterator with __counted_by

On 22.09.2023 19:52, Kees Cook wrote:
> Prepare for the coming implementation by GCC and Clang of the __counted_by
> attribute. Flexible array members annotated with __counted_by can have
> their accesses bounds-checked at run-time checking via CONFIG_UBSAN_BOUNDS
> (for array indexing) and CONFIG_FORTIFY_SOURCE (for strcpy/memcpy-family
> functions).
> 
> As found with Coccinelle[1], add __counted_by for struct gcov_iterator.
> 
> [1] https://github.com/kees/kernel-tools/blob/trunk/coccinelle/examples/counted_by.cocci
> 
> Cc: Peter Oberparleiter <oberpar@...ux.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Looks good to me!

Reviewed-by: Peter Oberparleiter <oberpar@...ux.ibm.com>

Andrew, could you add this patch via your tree?


-- 
Peter Oberparleiter
Linux on IBM Z Development - IBM Germany R&D


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