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SubjectRe: Off-by-one bug at unix_mkname ?
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In article <20050328.173938.26746686.yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org> (at Mon, 28 Mar 2005 17:39:38 +0900 (JST)), YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org> says:

> So, I'd suggest to put the comment back to 2.4/2.6 instead.
> (Note: net/socket.c refers this around MAX_SOCK_ADDR definition.)
>
> Signed-off-by: Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org>

Oops, sorry, I made a mistake when I did copy-n-paste...

Signed-off-by: Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org>

===== net/unix/af_unix.c 1.73 vs edited =====
--- 1.73/net/unix/af_unix.c 2005-03-10 13:42:53 +09:00
+++ edited/net/unix/af_unix.c 2005-03-28 17:45:26 +09:00
@@ -188,6 +188,14 @@
if (!sunaddr || sunaddr->sun_family != AF_UNIX)
return -EINVAL;
if (sunaddr->sun_path[0]) {
+ /*
+ * This may look like an off by one error but it is
+ * a bit more subtle. 108 is the longest valid AF_UNIX
+ * path for a binding. sun_path[108] doesnt as such
+ * exist. However in kernel space we are guaranteed that
+ * it is a valid memory location in our kernel
+ * address buffer.
+ */
((char *)sunaddr)[len]=0;
len = strlen(sunaddr->sun_path)+1+sizeof(short);
return len;
--
Hideaki YOSHIFUJI @ USAGI Project <yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org>
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