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@ 2020-07-29 22:26 Gustavo A. R. Silva
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From: Gustavo A. R. Silva @ 2020-07-29 22:26 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Jaroslav Kysela, Takashi Iwai
  Cc: alsa-devel, linux-kernel, Gustavo A. R. Silva

Make use of the flex_array_size() helper to calculate the size of a
flexible array member within an enclosing structure.

This helper offers defense-in-depth against potential integer overflows
and makes it explicitly clear that we are dealing with a flexible array

Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <>
 sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c b/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c
index 58c698f4d131..453c4ec77c48 100644
--- a/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c
+++ b/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ static int add_conn_list(struct hda_codec *codec, hda_nid_t nid, int len,
 		return -ENOMEM;
 	p->len = len;
 	p->nid = nid;
-	memcpy(p->conns, list, len * sizeof(hda_nid_t));
+	memcpy(p->conns, list, flex_array_size(p, conns, len));
 	list_add(&p->list, &codec->conn_list);
 	return 0;

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