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Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2023 14:01:01 -0800
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>,
	Vishal Verma <vishal.l.verma@...el.com>,
	Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@...el.com>,
	Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@...el.com>,
	Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
	nvdimm@...ts.linux.dev,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] nvdimm/btt: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

On Thu, 19 Oct 2023 17:54:15 +0000, Justin Stitt wrote:
> Found with grep.
> 
> 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 super->signature to be NUL-terminated based on its usage with
> memcmp against a NUL-term'd buffer:
> btt_devs.c:
> 253 | if (memcmp(super->signature, BTT_SIG, BTT_SIG_LEN) != 0)
> btt.h:
> 13  | #define BTT_SIG "BTT_ARENA_INFO\0"
> 
> [...]

Applied to for-next/hardening, thanks!

[1/1] nvdimm/btt: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy
      https://git.kernel.org/kees/c/26b4ca3c3901

Take care,

-- 
Kees Cook


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