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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/gma500: Remove VLA
On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 2:06 PM, Laura Abbott <labbott@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> There's an ongoing effort to remove VLAs[1] from the kernel to eventually
> turn on -Wvla. Switch to a reasonable upper bound for the VLAs in
> the gma500 driver.
>
> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621
>
> Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <labbott@redhat.com>

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

Daniel, can this go via you, or what's the best path for this patch?

Thanks!

-Kees

> ---
> This was a little hard to figure out but I think 32 should be a
> comfortable upper bound based on all the structures I saw. Of course I
> can't test it.
> ---
> drivers/gpu/drm/gma500/psb_intel_sdvo.c | 11 +++++++++--
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/gma500/psb_intel_sdvo.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/gma500/psb_intel_sdvo.c
> index 84507912be84..3d4fa9f6b94c 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/gma500/psb_intel_sdvo.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/gma500/psb_intel_sdvo.c
> @@ -429,13 +429,20 @@ static const char *cmd_status_names[] = {
> "Scaling not supported"
> };
>
> +#define MAX_ARG_LEN 32
> +
> static bool psb_intel_sdvo_write_cmd(struct psb_intel_sdvo *psb_intel_sdvo, u8 cmd,
> const void *args, int args_len)
> {
> - u8 buf[args_len*2 + 2], status;
> - struct i2c_msg msgs[args_len + 3];
> + u8 buf[MAX_ARG_LEN*2 + 2], status;
> + struct i2c_msg msgs[MAX_ARG_LEN + 3];
> int i, ret;
>
> + if (args_len > MAX_ARG_LEN) {
> + DRM_ERROR("Need to increase arg length\n");
> + return false;
> + }
> +
> psb_intel_sdvo_debug_write(psb_intel_sdvo, cmd, args, args_len);
>
> for (i = 0; i < args_len; i++) {
> --
> 2.14.3
>



--
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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