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* [PATCH] staging/vc04_services: Remove all strcpy() uses in favor of strscpy()
@ 2021-07-18 13:12 Len Baker
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From: Len Baker @ 2021-07-18 13:12 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Greg Kroah-Hartman, Nicolas Saenz Julienne, Florian Fainelli,
	Ray Jui, Scott Branden, bcm-kernel-feedback-list
  Cc: Len Baker, Stefan Wahren, Amarjargal Gundjalam, linux-staging,
	linux-rpi-kernel, linux-arm-kernel, linux-kernel

strcpy() performs no bounds checking on the destination buffer. This
could result in linear overflows beyond the end of the buffer, leading
to all kinds of misbehaviors. The safe replacement is strscpy().

Signed-off-by: Len Baker <>
 drivers/staging/vc04_services/bcm2835-camera/bcm2835-camera.c  | 2 +-
 drivers/staging/vc04_services/interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_core.c | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/vc04_services/bcm2835-camera/bcm2835-camera.c b/drivers/staging/vc04_services/bcm2835-camera/bcm2835-camera.c
index df90c1f9d148..1b184d5c6b82 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/vc04_services/bcm2835-camera/bcm2835-camera.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/vc04_services/bcm2835-camera/bcm2835-camera.c
@@ -884,7 +884,7 @@ static int vidioc_querycap(struct file *file, void *priv,

 	vchiq_mmal_version(dev->instance, &major, &minor);

-	strcpy((char *)cap->driver, "bm2835 mmal");
+	strscpy(cap->driver, "bm2835 mmal", sizeof(cap->driver));
 	snprintf((char *)cap->card, sizeof(cap->card), "mmal service %d.%d",
 		 major, minor);

diff --git a/drivers/staging/vc04_services/interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_core.c b/drivers/staging/vc04_services/interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_core.c
index 4f43e4213bfe..9429b8a642fb 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/vc04_services/interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_core.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/vc04_services/interface/vchiq_arm/vchiq_core.c
@@ -3716,7 +3716,7 @@ int vchiq_dump_service_state(void *dump_context, struct vchiq_service *service)
 					sizeof(remoteport) - len2,
 					" (client %x)", service->client_id);
 		} else {
-			strcpy(remoteport, "n/a");
+			strscpy(remoteport, "n/a", sizeof(remoteport));

 		len += scnprintf(buf + len, sizeof(buf) - len,

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