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Subject[PATCH] ubi: avoid workqueue format string leak
When building the name for the workqueue thread, make sure a format
string cannot leak in from the disk name.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
---
drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c b/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c
index 7ff473c871a9..8d659e6a1b4c 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/ubi/block.c
@@ -431,7 +431,7 @@ int ubiblock_create(struct ubi_volume_info *vi)
* Create one workqueue per volume (per registered block device).
* Rembember workqueues are cheap, they're not threads.
*/
- dev->wq = alloc_workqueue(gd->disk_name, 0, 0);
+ dev->wq = alloc_workqueue("%s", 0, 0, gd->disk_name);
if (!dev->wq)
goto out_free_queue;
INIT_WORK(&dev->work, ubiblock_do_work);
--
1.7.9.5

--
Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security


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