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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clean up scary strncpy(dst, src, strlen(src)) uses
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On Friday, May 31, 2013 09:18:07 AM Kees Cook wrote:
> Fix various weird constructions of strncpy(dst, src, strlen(src)). Length
> limits should be about the space available in the destination, not
> repurposed as a method to either always include or always exclude
> a trailing NULL byte. Either the NULL should always be copied
> (using strlcpy), or it should not be copied (using something like
> memcpy). Readable code should not depend on the weird behavior of strncpy
> when it hits the length limit. Better to avoid the anti-pattern entirely.
>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

For the ACPI part:

Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>

> ---
> This is a follow-up to the anti-pattern being fixed in iscsi-target,
> which was exploitable:
> "iscsi-target: fix heap buffer overflow on error"
> http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/nab/target-pending.git/commit/?id=cea4dcfdad926a27a18e188720efe0f2c9403456
> ---
> Documentation/accounting/getdelays.c | 3 ++-
> drivers/acpi/sysfs.c | 3 +--
> drivers/s390/net/qeth_l3_sys.c | 6 ++----
> drivers/staging/tidspbridge/rmgr/drv_interface.c | 3 +--
> fs/hppfs/hppfs.c | 11 ++++++-----
> 5 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/accounting/getdelays.c b/Documentation/accounting/getdelays.c
> index f8ebcde..5e4773d 100644
> --- a/Documentation/accounting/getdelays.c
> +++ b/Documentation/accounting/getdelays.c
> @@ -23,6 +23,7 @@
> #include <sys/socket.h>
> #include <sys/wait.h>
> #include <signal.h>
> +#include <bsd/string.h>
>
> #include <linux/genetlink.h>
> #include <linux/taskstats.h>
> @@ -299,7 +300,7 @@ int main(int argc, char *argv[])
> break;
> case 'C':
> containerset = 1;
> - strncpy(containerpath, optarg, strlen(optarg) + 1);
> + strlcpy(containerpath, optarg, sizeof(containerpath));
> break;
> case 'w':
> logfile = strdup(optarg);
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/sysfs.c b/drivers/acpi/sysfs.c
> index fcae5fa..193745d 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/sysfs.c
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/sysfs.c
> @@ -677,10 +677,9 @@ void acpi_irq_stats_init(void)
> else
> sprintf(buffer, "bug%02X", i);
>
> - name = kzalloc(strlen(buffer) + 1, GFP_KERNEL);
> + name = kstrdup(buffer, GFP_KERNEL);
> if (name == NULL)
> goto fail;
> - strncpy(name, buffer, strlen(buffer) + 1);
>
> sysfs_attr_init(&counter_attrs[i].attr);
> counter_attrs[i].attr.name = name;
> diff --git a/drivers/s390/net/qeth_l3_sys.c b/drivers/s390/net/qeth_l3_sys.c
> index e70af24..d1c8025 100644
> --- a/drivers/s390/net/qeth_l3_sys.c
> +++ b/drivers/s390/net/qeth_l3_sys.c
> @@ -315,10 +315,8 @@ static ssize_t qeth_l3_dev_hsuid_store(struct device *dev,
> if (qeth_configure_cq(card, QETH_CQ_ENABLED))
> return -EPERM;
>
> - for (i = 0; i < 8; i++)
> - card->options.hsuid[i] = ' ';
> - card->options.hsuid[8] = '\0';
> - strncpy(card->options.hsuid, tmp, strlen(tmp));
> + snprintf(card->options.hsuid, sizeof(card->options.hsuid),
> + "%-8s", tmp);
> ASCEBC(card->options.hsuid, 8);
> if (card->dev)
> memcpy(card->dev->perm_addr, card->options.hsuid, 9);
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/tidspbridge/rmgr/drv_interface.c b/drivers/staging/tidspbridge/rmgr/drv_interface.c
> index df0f37e..c4d632c 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/tidspbridge/rmgr/drv_interface.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/tidspbridge/rmgr/drv_interface.c
> @@ -421,12 +421,11 @@ static int omap3_bridge_startup(struct platform_device *pdev)
> drv_datap->tc_wordswapon = tc_wordswapon;
>
> if (base_img) {
> - drv_datap->base_img = kmalloc(strlen(base_img) + 1, GFP_KERNEL);
> + drv_datap->base_img = kstrdup(base_img, GFP_KERNEL);
> if (!drv_datap->base_img) {
> err = -ENOMEM;
> goto err2;
> }
> - strncpy(drv_datap->base_img, base_img, strlen(base_img) + 1);
> }
>
> dev_set_drvdata(bridge, drv_datap);
> diff --git a/fs/hppfs/hppfs.c b/fs/hppfs/hppfs.c
> index cd3e389..d619b83 100644
> --- a/fs/hppfs/hppfs.c
> +++ b/fs/hppfs/hppfs.c
> @@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ static char *dentry_name(struct dentry *dentry, int extra)
> struct dentry *parent;
> char *root, *name;
> const char *seg_name;
> - int len, seg_len;
> + int len, seg_len, root_len;
>
> len = 0;
> parent = dentry;
> @@ -81,7 +81,8 @@ static char *dentry_name(struct dentry *dentry, int extra)
> }
>
> root = "proc";
> - len += strlen(root);
> + root_len = strlen(root);
> + len += root_len;
> name = kmalloc(len + extra + 1, GFP_KERNEL);
> if (name == NULL)
> return NULL;
> @@ -91,7 +92,7 @@ static char *dentry_name(struct dentry *dentry, int extra)
> while (parent->d_parent != parent) {
> if (is_pid(parent)) {
> seg_name = "pid";
> - seg_len = strlen("pid");
> + seg_len = strlen(seg_name);
> }
> else {
> seg_name = parent->d_name.name;
> @@ -100,10 +101,10 @@ static char *dentry_name(struct dentry *dentry, int extra)
>
> len -= seg_len + 1;
> name[len] = '/';
> - strncpy(&name[len + 1], seg_name, seg_len);
> + memcpy(&name[len + 1], seg_name, seg_len);
> parent = parent->d_parent;
> }
> - strncpy(name, root, strlen(root));
> + memcpy(name, root, root_len);
> return name;
> }
>
>
--
I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.


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