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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:25:23 +0200
From:	Steffen Maier <maier@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	Rickard Strandqvist <rickard_strandqvist@...ctrumdigital.se>,
	linux390@...ibm.com
CC:	Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@...ibm.com>,
	Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@...ibm.com>,
	linux-s390@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] s390: scsi: zfcp_aux.c:  Cleaning up missing null-terminate
 in conjunction with strncpy

On 07/26/2014 04:36 PM, Rickard Strandqvist wrote:
> Replacing strncpy with strlcpy to avoid strings that lacks null terminate.
>
> Signed-off-by: Rickard Strandqvist <rickard_strandqvist@...ctrumdigital.se>
> ---
>   drivers/s390/scsi/zfcp_aux.c |    2 +-
>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/s390/scsi/zfcp_aux.c b/drivers/s390/scsi/zfcp_aux.c
> index 8004b07..a23ba76 100644
> --- a/drivers/s390/scsi/zfcp_aux.c
> +++ b/drivers/s390/scsi/zfcp_aux.c
> @@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ static void __init zfcp_init_device_setup(char *devstr)
>   	token = strsep(&str, ",");
>   	if (!token || strlen(token) >= ZFCP_BUS_ID_SIZE)
>   		goto err_out;

Due to the check for strlen(token) >= ZFCP_BUS_ID_SIZE we should be safe 
even with strlcpy because we would reject any user string that does not 
fit into busid including the trailing zero character.

Since it works either way, we can change it though,

Acked-by: Steffen Maier <maier@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>

> -	strncpy(busid, token, ZFCP_BUS_ID_SIZE);
> +	strlcpy(busid, token, ZFCP_BUS_ID_SIZE);
>
>   	token = strsep(&str, ",");
>   	if (!token || kstrtoull(token, 0, (unsigned long long *) &wwpn))
>

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Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Kind regards
Steffen Maier

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