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SubjectRe: [PATCH bpf v2] libbpf: fix passing uninitialized bytes to setsockopt
On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 06:49:29PM +0200, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> 'struct xdp_umem_reg' has 4 bytes of padding at the end that makes
> valgrind complain about passing uninitialized stack memory to the
> syscall:
>
> Syscall param socketcall.setsockopt() points to uninitialised byte(s)
> at 0x4E7AB7E: setsockopt (in /usr/lib64/libc-2.29.so)
> by 0x4BDE035: xsk_umem__create@@LIBBPF_0.0.4 (xsk.c:172)
> Uninitialised value was created by a stack allocation
> at 0x4BDDEBA: xsk_umem__create@@LIBBPF_0.0.4 (xsk.c:140)
>
> Padding bytes appeared after introducing of a new 'flags' field.
> memset() is required to clear them.
>
> Fixes: 10d30e301732 ("libbpf: add flags to umem config")
> Signed-off-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets@ovn.org>
> ---
>
> Version 2:
> * Struct initializer replaced with explicit memset(). [Andrii]
>
> tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c b/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c
> index a902838f9fcc..9d5348086203 100644
> --- a/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c
> +++ b/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c
> @@ -163,6 +163,7 @@ int xsk_umem__create_v0_0_4(struct xsk_umem **umem_ptr, void *umem_area,
> umem->umem_area = umem_area;
> xsk_set_umem_config(&umem->config, usr_config);
>
> + memset(&mr, 0, sizeof(mr));
> mr.addr = (uintptr_t)umem_area;
> mr.len = size;
> mr.chunk_size = umem->config.frame_size;

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