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Subject[PATCH] x86/spectre: fix an error message
If i == ARRAY_SIZE(mitigation_options) then we accidentally print
garbage from one space beyond the end of the mitigation_options[] array.

Fixes: 9005c6834c0f ("x86/spectre: Simplify spectre_v2 command line parsing")
Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
index debcdda88560..acee4ebec04f 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@ static enum spectre_v2_mitigation_cmd __init spectre_v2_parse_cmdline(void)

if (i >= ARRAY_SIZE(mitigation_options)) {
- pr_err("unknown option (%s). Switching to AUTO select\n", mitigation_options[i].option);
+ pr_err("unknown option (%s). Switching to AUTO select\n", arg);
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