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SubjectRe: [patch v2] acpi_pad: "processor_aggregator" name too long
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:41:22PM +0800, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> cpi_device_class can only be 19 characters and a NULL terminator.
>
> With the current name we get a buffer overflow in acpi_pad_add()
> strcpy(acpi_device_class(device), ACPI_PROCESSOR_AGGREGATOR_CLASS);
>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <error27@gmail.com>
> ---
> V2: Thanks to Pavel Machek for coming up with the right name for this.
>
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/acpi_pad.c b/drivers/acpi/acpi_pad.c
> index 7e52295..790aaa1 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/acpi_pad.c
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/acpi_pad.c
> @@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
> #include <acpi/acpi_bus.h>
> #include <acpi/acpi_drivers.h>
>
> -#define ACPI_PROCESSOR_AGGREGATOR_CLASS "processor_aggregator"
> +#define ACPI_PROCESSOR_AGGREGATOR_CLASS "cpu_aggregator"
> #define ACPI_PROCESSOR_AGGREGATOR_DEVICE_NAME "Processor Aggregator"
> #define ACPI_PROCESSOR_AGGREGATOR_NOTIFY 0x80
> static DEFINE_MUTEX(isolated_cpus_lock);
sorry for being later to reply. Better the name could be 'acpi_pad', which
is what the spec called. cpu_aggregator looks like a invented name.

Thanks,
Shaohua


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