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Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2023 12:01:23 -0700
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>
Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@...e.com>,
	Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@...nel.org>,
	Oleksandr Tyshchenko <oleksandr_tyshchenko@...m.com>,
	xen-devel@...ts.xenproject.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] xen/xenbus: Add __counted_by for struct
 read_buffer and use struct_size()

On Mon, Oct 09, 2023 at 12:55:30PM -0600, Gustavo A. R. Silva 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 via CONFIG_UBSAN_BOUNDS (for
> array indexing) and CONFIG_FORTIFY_SOURCE (for strcpy/memcpy-family
> functions).
> 
> While there, use struct_size() helper, instead of the open-coded
> version, to calculate the size for the allocation of the whole
> flexible structure, including of course, the flexible-array member.
> 
> This code was found with the help of Coccinelle, and audited and
> fixed manually.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavoars@...nel.org>

Looks good. There are going to be lots of 1-byte flex array members...

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

-- 
Kees Cook

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