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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: most: protect potential string overflow
On Mon, Apr 22, 2019 at 10:20:18PM -0400, Bo YU wrote:
> There maybe cause potential string overflow issue due to use
> strcpy without checking the length
>
> Detected By CoversityScan CID# 1444760
>
> Fixes: 131ac62253dba:(staging: most: core: use device description as name)

It doesn't really fix anything, it just silences a static checker
warning.

> Signed-off-by: Bo YU <tsu.yubo@gmail.com>
> ---
> drivers/staging/most/core.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/most/core.c b/drivers/staging/most/core.c
> index 956daf8c3bd2..0f26cebac91a 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/most/core.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/most/core.c
> @@ -1431,7 +1431,7 @@ int most_register_interface(struct most_interface *iface)
>
> INIT_LIST_HEAD(&iface->p->channel_list);
> iface->p->dev_id = id;
> - strcpy(iface->p->name, iface->description);
> + strlcpy(iface->p->name, iface->description, sizeof(iface->p->name));

We prefer strscpy() more than strlcpy() these days.

regards,
dan carpenter

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