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Date:   Wed, 11 Mar 2020 23:07:58 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix off by one in samsung driver strncpy size arg

From: Dominik 'disconnect3d' Czarnota <>
Date: Mon,  9 Mar 2020 16:22:50 +0100

> From: disconnect3d <>
> This patch fixes an off-by-one error in strncpy size argument in
> drivers/net/ethernet/samsung/sxgbe/sxgbe_main.c. The issue is that in:
>         strncmp(opt, "eee_timer:", 6)
> the passed string literal: "eee_timer:" has 10 bytes (without the NULL
> byte) and the passed size argument is 6. As a result, the logic will
> also accept other, malformed strings, e.g. "eee_tiXXX:".
> This bug doesn't seem to have any security impact since its present in
> module's cmdline parsing code.
> Signed-off-by: disconnect3d <>

Applied, thank you.

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