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Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2023 14:00:33 -0800
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
	Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>,
	Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
	Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
	Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: mdio: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

On Thu, 12 Oct 2023 21:43:02 +0000, Justin Stitt wrote:
> strncpy() is deprecated for use on NUL-terminated destination strings
> [1] and as such we should prefer more robust and less ambiguous string
> interfaces.
> 
> We expect new_bus->id to be NUL-terminated but not NUL-padded based on
> its prior assignment through snprintf:
> |       snprintf(new_bus->id, MII_BUS_ID_SIZE, "gpio-%x", bus_id);
> 
> [...]

Applied to for-next/hardening, thanks!

[1/1] net: mdio: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy
      https://git.kernel.org/kees/c/3247bb945786

Take care,

-- 
Kees Cook


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