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Date:   Thu, 1 Mar 2018 20:21:34 -0800
From:   Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@...oirfairelinux.com>,
        Woojung Huh <Woojung.Huh@...rochip.com>,
        Microchip Linux Driver Support <UNGLinuxDriver@...rochip.com>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 4/4] net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: Utilize strncpy() for
 ethtool::get_strings



On 03/01/2018 07:08 PM, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 04:25:29PM -0800, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>> Do not use memcpy() which is not safe, but instead use strncpy() which
>> will make sure that the string is NUL terminated (in the Linux
>> implementation) if the string is smaller than the length specified. This
>> fixes KASAN out of bounds warnings while fetching port statistics.
>>
>> Fixes: f5e2ed022dff ("dsa: mv88e6xxx: Add Second back of statistics")
> 
> I'm sure it goes back much further than that.

You are right, it appears that I used the most recent commit that
changed the stats last.

This is not actually needed per-se here because the string is defined to
be ETH_GSTRING_LEN bytes, so unlike b53, we are not copying past the
buffer, in fact only the first patch is really necessary.

Thanks!

> 
>> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
> 
> Reviewed-by: Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
> 
>     Andrew
> 

-- 
Florian

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