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Date:   Tue, 15 Nov 2016 22:01:08 -0500 (EST)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     cugyly@....com
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, Linyu.Yuan@...atel-sbell.com.cn
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: ioctl SIOCSIFADDR minor cleanup

From: yuan linyu <cugyly@....com>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:44:59 +0800

> @@ -1063,10 +1063,7 @@ int devinet_ioctl(struct net *net, unsigned int cmd, void __user *arg)
>  			if (!ifa)
>  				break;
>  			INIT_HLIST_NODE(&ifa->hash);
> -			if (colon)
> -				memcpy(ifa->ifa_label, ifr.ifr_name, IFNAMSIZ);
> -			else
> -				memcpy(ifa->ifa_label, dev->name, IFNAMSIZ);
> +			memcpy(ifa->ifa_label, ifr.ifr_name, IFNAMSIZ);

This is an incorrect and untested change.

If there is a colon character in ifr.ifr_name, earlier in this function
we will:

1) First replace that colon with a NULL character.

2) Perform __dev_get_by_name() on the result.

3) Put the ":" colon character back into ifr.ifr_name

So the two strings ifr.ifr_name and dev->name can in fact be different
here.  Therefore the code has to be left as it is.

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