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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:31:09 -0400
From:	Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@...hat.com>
To:	Rickard Strandqvist <rickard_strandqvist@...ctrumdigital.se>
Cc:	FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@....ntt.co.jp>,
	Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>, linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] block: bsg.c:  Cleaning up missing null-terminate in conjunction with strncpy

Rickard Strandqvist <rickard_strandqvist@...ctrumdigital.se> writes:

> Replacing strncpy with strlcpy to avoid strings that lacks null terminate.
>
> Signed-off-by: Rickard Strandqvist <rickard_strandqvist@...ctrumdigital.se>
> ---
>  block/bsg.c |    2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/block/bsg.c b/block/bsg.c
> index ff46add..b2688c5 100644
> --- a/block/bsg.c
> +++ b/block/bsg.c
> @@ -790,7 +790,7 @@ static struct bsg_device *bsg_add_device(struct inode *inode,
>  	mutex_lock(&bsg_mutex);
>  	hlist_add_head(&bd->dev_list, bsg_dev_idx_hash(iminor(inode)));
>  
> -	strncpy(bd->name, dev_name(rq->bsg_dev.class_dev), sizeof(bd->name) - 1);
> +	strlcpy(bd->name, dev_name(rq->bsg_dev.class_dev), sizeof(bd->name));
>  	dprintk("bound to <%s>, max queue %d\n",
>  		format_dev_t(buf, inode->i_rdev), bd->max_queue);

NACK

The bsg data structure is allocated using kzalloc, so that last byte
will be zero.
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