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Date:   Tue, 4 Oct 2022 08:29:36 -0700
From:   Stephen Hemminger <>
To:     Peter Kosyh <>
Cc:     Ajit Khaparde <>,
        Sriharsha Basavapatna <>,
        Somnath Kotur <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: benet: use snprintf instead sprintf and IFNAMSIZ
 instead hardcoded constant.

On Tue,  4 Oct 2022 12:50:34 +0300
Peter Kosyh <> wrote:

> printf to array 'eqo->desc' of size 32 may cause buffer overflow when
> using non-standard IFNAMSIZ.
> Found by Linux Verification Center ( with SVACE.
> Signed-off-by: Peter Kosyh <>

Non-standard IFNAMSIZ will break uapi and many things.
I see no reason for kernel or tools like iproute2 to support or
fix those related bugs.

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