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Date:   Wed, 5 Jun 2019 06:57:02 +0200
From:   Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.cz>
To:     Gen Zhang <blackgod016574@...il.com>, broonie@...nel.org,
        lgirdwood@...il.com, perex@...ex.cz, wen.yang99@....com.cn
Cc:     alsa-devel@...a-project.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] wcd9335: fix a incorrect use of kstrndup()

On 29. 05. 19, 3:53, Gen Zhang wrote:
> In wcd9335_codec_enable_dec(), 'widget_name' is allocated by kstrndup().
> However, according to doc: "Note: Use kmemdup_nul() instead if the size
> is known exactly."

Except the size is not known exactly. It is at most 15, not 15. Right?

> So we should use kmemdup_nul() here instead of
> kstrndup().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gen Zhang <blackgod016574@...il.com>
> ---
> diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/wcd9335.c b/sound/soc/codecs/wcd9335.c
> index a04a7ce..85737fe 100644
> --- a/sound/soc/codecs/wcd9335.c
> +++ b/sound/soc/codecs/wcd9335.c
> @@ -2734,7 +2734,7 @@ static int wcd9335_codec_enable_dec(struct snd_soc_dapm_widget *w,
>  	char *dec;
>  	u8 hpf_coff_freq;
>  
> -	widget_name = kstrndup(w->name, 15, GFP_KERNEL);
> +	widget_name = kmemdup_nul(w->name, 15, GFP_KERNEL);
>  	if (!widget_name)
>  		return -ENOMEM;
>  

thanks,
-- 
js
suse labs

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