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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/media/video/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c: Check the return value of copy_to_user
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On Tuesday 21 December 2010 02:18:06 Thiago Farina wrote:
> diff --git a/drivers/media/video/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c b/drivers/media/video/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c
> index e30e8df..55825ec 100644
> --- a/drivers/media/video/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c
> +++ b/drivers/media/video/v4l2-compat-ioctl32.c
> @@ -206,7 +206,9 @@ static struct video_code __user *get_microcode32(struct video_code32 *kp)
> * user address is invalid, the native ioctl will do
> * the error handling for us
> */
> - (void) copy_to_user(up->loadwhat, kp->loadwhat, sizeof(up->loadwhat));
> + if (copy_to_user(up->loadwhat, kp->loadwhat, sizeof(up->loadwhat)))
> + return NULL;
> +
> (void) put_user(kp->datasize, &up->datasize);
> (void) put_user(compat_ptr(kp->data), &up->data);
> return up;

Did you read the comment above the code you changed?

You can probably change this function to look at the return code of
copy_to_user, but then you need to treat the put_user return code
the same, and change the comment.

Arnd


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