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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] KVM: s390: Use memdup_user() rather than duplicating code
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>> -       if (!bp_data) {
>> - ret = -ENOMEM;
>> - goto error;
>> - }
>> -
>> - if (copy_from_user(bp_data,
>> - dbg->arch.hw_bp,
>> - sizeof(*bp_data) * dbg->arch.nr_hw_bp)) {
>> - ret = -EFAULT;
>> - goto error;
>> - }
>> + bp_data = memdup_user(dbg->arch.hw_bp,
>> + sizeof(*bp_data) * dbg->arch.nr_hw_bp);
>
> ... while this would continue silently,

How do you think about to explain this information a bit more?


> and corrupt memory.

I wonder about this conclusion at the moment.

Did you notice the check "IS_ERR(bp_data)" and the corresponding reaction
in this update suggestion?

How does your feedback fit to the tag "Acked-by: Cornelia Huck"
from 2016-08-25?

Regards,
Markus

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