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SubjectRe: [PATCH net v4] net/ncsi: handle overflow when incrementing mac address
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On Wed, 2019-04-24 at 01:43 +0000, Tao Ren wrote:
> Previously BMC's MAC address is calculated by simply adding 1 to the
> last byte of network controller's MAC address, and it produces incorrect
> result when network controller's MAC address ends with 0xFF.
>
> The problem can be fixed by calling eth_addr_inc() function to increment
> MAC address; besides, the MAC address is also validated before assigning
> to BMC.
>
> Fixes: cb10c7c0dfd9 ("net/ncsi: Add NCSI Broadcom OEM command")
> Signed-off-by: Tao Ren <taoren@fb.com>

Acked-by: Samuel Mendoza-Jonas <sam@mendozajonas.com>

> ---
> include/linux/etherdevice.h | 12 ++++++++++++
> net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c | 6 +++++-
> 2 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> Changes in v4:
> - revert the changes in eth_addr_dec() function comment.
> Changes in v3:
> - squash changes in "etherdevice.h" into this patch.
> - fix format issue in function comment.
> Changes in v2:
> - increment MAC address by calling eth_addr_inc() function.
> - validate MAC address before assigning to BMC.
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/etherdevice.h b/include/linux/etherdevice.h
> index e2f3b21cd72a..aa8bfd6f738c 100644
> --- a/include/linux/etherdevice.h
> +++ b/include/linux/etherdevice.h
> @@ -448,6 +448,18 @@ static inline void eth_addr_dec(u8 *addr)
> u64_to_ether_addr(u, addr);
> }
>
> +/**
> + * eth_addr_inc() - Increment the given MAC address.
> + * @addr: Pointer to a six-byte array containing Ethernet address to increment.
> + */
> +static inline void eth_addr_inc(u8 *addr)
> +{
> + u64 u = ether_addr_to_u64(addr);
> +
> + u++;
> + u64_to_ether_addr(u, addr);
> +}
> +
> /**
> * is_etherdev_addr - Tell if given Ethernet address belongs to the device.
> * @dev: Pointer to a device structure
> diff --git a/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c b/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c
> index dc07fcc7938e..802db01e3075 100644
> --- a/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c
> +++ b/net/ncsi/ncsi-rsp.c
> @@ -11,6 +11,7 @@
> #include <linux/kernel.h>
> #include <linux/init.h>
> #include <linux/netdevice.h>
> +#include <linux/etherdevice.h>
> #include <linux/skbuff.h>
>
> #include <net/ncsi.h>
> @@ -667,7 +668,10 @@ static int ncsi_rsp_handler_oem_bcm_gma(struct ncsi_request *nr)
> ndev->priv_flags |= IFF_LIVE_ADDR_CHANGE;
> memcpy(saddr.sa_data, &rsp->data[BCM_MAC_ADDR_OFFSET], ETH_ALEN);
> /* Increase mac address by 1 for BMC's address */
> - saddr.sa_data[ETH_ALEN - 1]++;
> + eth_addr_inc((u8 *)saddr.sa_data);
> + if (!is_valid_ether_addr((const u8 *)saddr.sa_data))
> + return -ENXIO;
> +
> ret = ops->ndo_set_mac_address(ndev, &saddr);
> if (ret < 0)
> netdev_warn(ndev, "NCSI: 'Writing mac address to device failed\n");
> --
> 2.17.1
>


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