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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf buildid: fix off-by-one in write_buildid()
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On 04/19/2016 04:38 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 11:17:27AM +0300, Andrey Ryabinin escreveu:
>> write_buildid() increments 'name_len' with intention to take into account
>> trailing zero byte. However, 'name_len' was already incremented in
>> machine__write_buildid_table() before.
>> So this leads to out-of-bounds read in do_write():
>
> Could we keep the assumptions that for a string 's' the length is
> strlen(s) and that when we want to write a string _with_ its trailing
> '\0' we should use strlen(s) + 1?
>
> I.e. I propose this patch instead, ok?
>

Yup, looks good. Thanks.

> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/build-id.c b/tools/perf/util/build-id.c
> index 0573c2ec861d..b6ecf87bc3e3 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/build-id.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/build-id.c
> @@ -261,14 +261,14 @@ static int machine__write_buildid_table(struct machine *machine, int fd)
>
> if (dso__is_vdso(pos)) {
> name = pos->short_name;
> - name_len = pos->short_name_len + 1;
> + name_len = pos->short_name_len;
> } else if (dso__is_kcore(pos)) {
> machine__mmap_name(machine, nm, sizeof(nm));
> name = nm;
> - name_len = strlen(nm) + 1;
> + name_len = strlen(nm);
> } else {
> name = pos->long_name;
> - name_len = pos->long_name_len + 1;
> + name_len = pos->long_name_len;
> }
>
> in_kernel = pos->kernel ||
>

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