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Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2023 19:29:57 -0700
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>
Cc: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar@....org>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
	"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>,
	Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
	Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
	Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	dev@...nvswitch.org, linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
	llvm@...ts.linux.dev
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] net: openvswitch: Annotate struct mask_array with
 __counted_by

On Sat, Oct 14, 2023 at 08:34:53AM +0200, Christophe JAILLET 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).
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@...adoo.fr>
> ---
> v2: Fix the subject  [Ilya Maximets]
>     fix the field name used with __counted_by  [Ilya Maximets]
> 
> v1: https://lore.kernel.org/all/f66ddcf1ef9328f10292ea75a17b584359b6cde3.1696156198.git.christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr/
> 
> 
> This patch is part of a work done in parallel of what is currently worked
> on by Kees Cook.
> 
> My patches are only related to corner cases that do NOT match the
> semantic of his Coccinelle script[1].
> 
> In this case, in tbl_mask_array_alloc(), several things are allocated with
> a single allocation. Then, some pointer arithmetic computes the address of
> the memory after the flex-array.
> 
> [1] https://github.com/kees/kernel-tools/blob/trunk/coccinelle/examples/counted_by.cocci
> ---
>  net/openvswitch/flow_table.h | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/net/openvswitch/flow_table.h b/net/openvswitch/flow_table.h
> index 9e659db78c05..f524dc3e4862 100644
> --- a/net/openvswitch/flow_table.h
> +++ b/net/openvswitch/flow_table.h
> @@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ struct mask_array {
>  	int count, max;
>  	struct mask_array_stats __percpu *masks_usage_stats;
>  	u64 *masks_usage_zero_cntr;
> -	struct sw_flow_mask __rcu *masks[];
> +	struct sw_flow_mask __rcu *masks[] __counted_by(max);
>  };

Yup, this looks correct to me. Thanks!

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

-- 
Kees Cook

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