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From: Len Baker <len.baker@gmx.com>
To: "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@microsoft.com>,
	"Haiyang Zhang" <haiyangz@microsoft.com>,
	"Stephen Hemminger" <sthemmin@microsoft.com>,
	"Wei Liu" <wei.liu@kernel.org>,
	"Dexuan Cui" <decui@microsoft.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	"Jakub Kicinski" <kuba@kernel.org>,
	"Sumit Semwal" <sumit.semwal@linaro.org>,
	"Christian König" <christian.koenig@amd.com>,
	"Kees Cook" <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Len Baker <len.baker@gmx.com>,
	Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>,
	linux-hardening@vger.kernel.org, linux-hyperv@vger.kernel.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-media@vger.kernel.org, dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org,
	linaro-mm-sig@lists.linaro.org
Subject: [PATCH] net: mana: Prefer struct_size over open coded arithmetic
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 12:28:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210911102818.3804-1-len.baker@gmx.com> (raw)

As noted in the "Deprecated Interfaces, Language Features, Attributes,
and Conventions" documentation [1], size calculations (especially
multiplication) should not be performed in memory allocator (or similar)
function arguments due to the risk of them overflowing. This could lead
to values wrapping around and a smaller allocation being made than the
caller was expecting. Using those allocations could lead to linear
overflows of heap memory and other misbehaviors.

So, use the struct_size() helper to do the arithmetic instead of the
argument "size + count * size" in the kzalloc() function.

[1] https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v5.14/process/deprecated.html#open-coded-arithmetic-in-allocator-arguments

Signed-off-by: Len Baker <len.baker@gmx.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c | 4 +---
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c
index 1a923fd99990..0efdc6c3c32a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/microsoft/mana/hw_channel.c
@@ -398,9 +398,7 @@ static int mana_hwc_alloc_dma_buf(struct hw_channel_context *hwc, u16 q_depth,
 	int err;
 	u16 i;

-	dma_buf = kzalloc(sizeof(*dma_buf) +
-			  q_depth * sizeof(struct hwc_work_request),
-			  GFP_KERNEL);
+	dma_buf = kzalloc(struct_size(dma_buf, reqs, q_depth), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!dma_buf)
 		return -ENOMEM;

--
2.25.1


             reply	other threads:[~2021-09-11 10:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-11 10:28 Len Baker [this message]
2021-09-11 13:36 ` Haiyang Zhang
2021-09-18 13:20 ` Len Baker
2021-09-18 13:51   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-18 17:11     ` Len Baker
2021-09-18 17:06   ` Dexuan Cui
2021-09-19  8:27     ` Len Baker

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