[4.9,073/130] arm64/ptrace: Avoid uninitialised struct padding in fpr_set()
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Message ID 20170124075537.927987570@linuxfoundation.org
State New, archived
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  • 4.9.6-stable review
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Greg Kroah-Hartman Jan. 24, 2017, 7:55 a.m. UTC
4.9-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


From: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>

commit aeb1f39d814b2e21e5e5706a48834bfd553d0059 upstream.

This patch adds an explicit __reserved[] field to user_fpsimd_state
to replace what was previously unnamed padding.

This ensures that data in this region are propagated across
assignment rather than being left possibly uninitialised at the

Fixes: 60ffc30d5652 ("arm64: Exception handling")
Signed-off-by: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com>
Acked-by: Will Deacon <Will.Deacon@arm.com>
Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

 arch/arm64/include/uapi/asm/ptrace.h |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

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--- a/arch/arm64/include/uapi/asm/ptrace.h
+++ b/arch/arm64/include/uapi/asm/ptrace.h
@@ -77,6 +77,7 @@  struct user_fpsimd_state {
 	__uint128_t	vregs[32];
 	__u32		fpsr;
 	__u32		fpcr;
+	__u32		__reserved[2];
 struct user_hwdebug_state {