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Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2023 14:11:25 -0600
From: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc: kernel test robot <lkp@...el.com>, "David S. Miller"
 <davem@...emloft.net>, Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
 Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>, Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>,
 Jeff Johnson <quic_jjohnson@...cinc.com>, Michael Walle <mwalle@...nel.org>,
 Max Schulze <max.schulze@...ine.de>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
 linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
 linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] netlink: Return unsigned value for nla_len()



On 11/30/23 14:01, Kees Cook wrote:
> The return value from nla_len() is never expected to be negative, and can
> never be more than struct nlattr::nla_len (a u16). Adjust the prototype
> on the function, and explicitly bounds check the subtraction. This will
> let GCC's value range optimization passes know that the return can never
> be negative, and can never be larger than u16. As recently discussed[1],
> this silences the following warning in GCC 12+:
> 
> net/wireless/nl80211.c: In function 'nl80211_set_cqm_rssi.isra':
> net/wireless/nl80211.c:12892:17: warning: 'memcpy' specified bound 18446744073709551615 exceeds maximum object size 9223372036854775807 [-Wstringop-overflow=]
> 12892 |                 memcpy(cqm_config->rssi_thresholds, thresholds,
>        |                 ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 12893 |                        flex_array_size(cqm_config, rssi_thresholds,
>        |                        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 12894 |                                        n_thresholds));
>        |                                        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 
> This has the additional benefit of being defensive in the face of nlattr
> corruption or logic errors (i.e. nla_len being set smaller than
> NLA_HDRLEN).
> 
> Reported-by: kernel test robot <lkp@...el.com>
> Closes: https://lore.kernel.org/oe-kbuild-all/202311090752.hWcJWAHL-lkp@intel.com/ [1]
> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
> Cc: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
> Cc: Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>
> Cc: Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
> Cc: Jeff Johnson <quic_jjohnson@...cinc.com>
> Cc: Michael Walle <mwalle@...nel.org>
> Cc: Max Schulze <max.schulze@...ine.de>
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

Looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavoars@...nel.org>

Thanks
--
Gustavo

> ---
>   include/net/netlink.h | 4 ++--
>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/net/netlink.h b/include/net/netlink.h
> index 167b91348e57..c59679524705 100644
> --- a/include/net/netlink.h
> +++ b/include/net/netlink.h
> @@ -1214,9 +1214,9 @@ static inline void *nla_data(const struct nlattr *nla)
>    * nla_len - length of payload
>    * @nla: netlink attribute
>    */
> -static inline int nla_len(const struct nlattr *nla)
> +static inline u16 nla_len(const struct nlattr *nla)
>   {
> -	return nla->nla_len - NLA_HDRLEN;
> +	return nla->nla_len > NLA_HDRLEN ? nla->nla_len - NLA_HDRLEN : 0;
>   }
>   
>   /**

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