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Date:   Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:49:17 +1000
From:   Samuel Mendoza-Jonas <sam@...dozajonas.com>
To:     Tao Ren <taoren@...com>, "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Maxim Mikityanskiy <maximmi@...lanox.com>,
        Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@...libre.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@...ronome.com>,
        Joel Stanley <joel@....id.au>,
        Andrew Jeffery <andrew@...id.au>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "openbmc@...ts.ozlabs.org" <openbmc@...ts.ozlabs.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v4] net/ncsi: handle overflow when incrementing mac
 address

On Wed, 2019-04-24 at 01:43 +0000, Tao Ren wrote:
> Previously BMC's MAC address is calculated by simply adding 1 to the
> last byte of network controller's MAC address, and it produces incorrect
> result when network controller's MAC address ends with 0xFF.
> 
> The problem can be fixed by calling eth_addr_inc() function to increment
> MAC address; besides, the MAC address is also validated before assigning
> to BMC.
> 
> Fixes: cb10c7c0dfd9 ("net/ncsi: Add NCSI Broadcom OEM command")
> Signed-off-by: Tao Ren <taoren@...com>

Acked-by: Samuel Mendoza-Jonas <sam@...dozajonas.com>

> ---
>  include/linux/etherdevice.h | 12 ++++++++++++
>  net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c         |  6 +++++-
>  2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> Changes in v4:
>  - revert the changes in eth_addr_dec() function comment.
> Changes in v3:
>  - squash changes in "etherdevice.h" into this patch.
>  - fix format issue in function comment.
> Changes in v2:
>  - increment MAC address by calling eth_addr_inc() function.
>  - validate MAC address before assigning to BMC.
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/etherdevice.h b/include/linux/etherdevice.h
> index e2f3b21cd72a..aa8bfd6f738c 100644
> --- a/include/linux/etherdevice.h
> +++ b/include/linux/etherdevice.h
> @@ -448,6 +448,18 @@ static inline void eth_addr_dec(u8 *addr)
>  	u64_to_ether_addr(u, addr);
>  }
>  
> +/**
> + * eth_addr_inc() - Increment the given MAC address.
> + * @addr: Pointer to a six-byte array containing Ethernet address to increment.
> + */
> +static inline void eth_addr_inc(u8 *addr)
> +{
> +	u64 u = ether_addr_to_u64(addr);
> +
> +	u++;
> +	u64_to_ether_addr(u, addr);
> +}
> +
>  /**
>   * is_etherdev_addr - Tell if given Ethernet address belongs to the device.
>   * @dev: Pointer to a device structure
> diff --git a/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c b/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c
> index dc07fcc7938e..802db01e3075 100644
> --- a/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c
> +++ b/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c
> @@ -11,6 +11,7 @@
>  #include <linux/kernel.h>
>  #include <linux/init.h>
>  #include <linux/netdevice.h>
> +#include <linux/etherdevice.h>
>  #include <linux/skbuff.h>
>  
>  #include <net/ncsi.h>
> @@ -667,7 +668,10 @@ static int ncsi_rsp_handler_oem_bcm_gma(struct ncsi_request *nr)
>  	ndev->priv_flags |= IFF_LIVE_ADDR_CHANGE;
>  	memcpy(saddr.sa_data, &rsp->data[BCM_MAC_ADDR_OFFSET], ETH_ALEN);
>  	/* Increase mac address by 1 for BMC's address */
> -	saddr.sa_data[ETH_ALEN - 1]++;
> +	eth_addr_inc((u8 *)saddr.sa_data);
> +	if (!is_valid_ether_addr((const u8 *)saddr.sa_data))
> +		return -ENXIO;
> +
>  	ret = ops->ndo_set_mac_address(ndev, &saddr);
>  	if (ret < 0)
>  		netdev_warn(ndev, "NCSI: 'Writing mac address to device failed\n");
> -- 
> 2.17.1
> 


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