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SubjectRe: [PATCH] usbip: fix usbip bind writing random string after command in match_busid
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On 12/13/2017 04:07 AM, Juan Zea wrote:
> usbip bind writes commands followed by random string when writing to
> match_busid attribute in sysfs, caused by using full variable size
> instead of string length.
>
> Signed-off-by: Juan Zea <juan.zea@qindel.com>
> ---
> tools/usb/usbip/src/utils.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/usb/usbip/src/utils.c b/tools/usb/usbip/src/utils.c
> index 2b3d6d2..ea1a1af 100644
> --- a/tools/usb/usbip/src/utils.c
> +++ b/tools/usb/usbip/src/utils.c
> @@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ int modify_match_busid(char *busid, int add)
> snprintf(command, SYSFS_BUS_ID_SIZE + 4, "del %s", busid);
>
> rc = write_sysfs_attribute(match_busid_attr_path, command,
> - sizeof(command));
> + strlen(command));
> if (rc < 0) {
> dbg("failed to write match_busid: %s", strerror(errno));
> return -1;
>

Why not use the return value from snprintf() for length, instead of calling
strlen(command)?

thanks,
-- Shuah

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