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Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2023 14:02:28 -0700
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@...all.nl>
Cc: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@...nel.org>, lijian <lijian@...ong.com>,
	linux-media@...r.kernel.org, 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] media: v4l2-event: Annotate struct v4l2_subscribed_event
 with __counted_by

On Sat, Oct 07, 2023 at 11:21:26AM +0200, Hans Verkuil wrote:
> On 06/10/2023 22:28, Kees Cook wrote:
> > On Fri, 22 Sep 2023 10:49:52 -0700, 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 v4l2_subscribed_event.
> >> Additionally, since the element count member must be set before accessing
> >> the annotated flexible array member, move its initialization earlier.
> >>
> >> [...]
> > 
> > Since this is a trivial change and it's been 2 week without further
> > discussion, I'll snag this patch.
> 
> Ah, I picked this up for media as well. Same for the other patch.
> You should have gotten an email from patchwork on Oct 3 that it was accepted.
> 
> I think I should be more pro-active and reply when I pick up patches from
> non-media developers instead of relying on patchwork. It seems that it is
> easy to miss emails from patchwork.

Ah! Thanks for reminding me. I'll drop them from the hardening tree. :)

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook

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