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SubjectRe: WARNING: CPU: 26 PID: 64391 at lib/vsprintf.c:2193 set_precision+0x84/0x90
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On Tue, 2018-11-13 at 14:23 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:58:18 -0500
> Qian Cai <cai@gmx.us> wrote:
>
> > > Care to print the len and name parameters before this line?  
> >
> > len = 60612; name =
>
> How big are pages on arm64? Because we shouldn't get to this path if
# getconf PAGESIZE
65536
> the string is bigger than PAGE_SIZE. But I know that on PPC64,
> PAGE_SIZE can be 64K, and 60612 is less than that. Thus, if we get
> there, the test is against signed int:16 (16 bit signed integer) that
> can go up to most 32768. If the string size is bigger than that, you
> would get this error.
>
> I would just say to ignore it. The only thing that can happen if
> someone does this is to trigger the warning. Unless if it is considered
> a form of DOS, where userspace just bombards the console by triggering
> this waring. But I don't see a problem with the actual design. There's
> no reason we should be processing string variables bigger than 32768 in
> vsprintf.
>
> -- Steve
>
>
> > %d%d%d%d%d%d%s%s%s%d%s%d%d%d%s%s%s%s%s%d%s%d%s%s%s%d%s%d%d%s%s%d%s%s%d%d%s%s
> > %s%s
> > %s%d%s%d%d%s%s%s%d%d%d%d%d%s%s%s%s%d%s%s%s%s%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%s%s%s%s%d%s%d%s%d
> > %s%d
> > %s%s%d%s%d%s%s%s%s%d%s%d%s%s%d%d%s%s%d%s%d%s%s%d%s%d%d%s%s%s%s%d%s%s%s%s%d%d
> > %s%s
> > %s%d%s%d%s%s%d%d%d%d%d%s%s%s%s%s%s%s%d%d%d%s%d%s%d%d%s%d%d%d%s%s%d%d%d%s%s%d
> > %s%d
> > %s%s%s%d%d%d%s%d%s%s%d%s%d%s%s%d%s%d%d%s%d%s%s%d%s%s%s%s%s%d%s%d%d%d%s%d%d%d
> > %d%s
> > %d%s%d%d%d%s%s%s%s%s%d%s%s%s%s%d%d%d%s%d%s%d%d%s%d%s%s%d%d%d%s%d%s%d%d%s%s%s
> > %d%s
> > %s%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%s%d%s%d%s%d%d%s%d%d%s%d%s%s%s%d%d%d%d%s%s%d%d%s%d%d%d
> > %s%d
> > %d%s%d%d%d%d%s%s%d%s%s%d%d%d%s%s%s%s%s%s%s%s%s%d%s%d%d%s%d%s%s%d%s%s%s%s%d%d
> > %d%d
> > %s%d%s%s%d%d%d%s%d%d%d%s%s%s%s%d%d%d%s%d%s%d%s%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%d%s%s%d%d%d
> > %s%d
> > %d%d%s%s%s%s%s%s%s%d%d%d%d%s%s%d%s%s%d%s%s%s%s%d%d%s%d%d%s%d%d%s%d%d%d%s%s%s
> > %s%d
> > %s%s%d%s%d%s%d%s%d%d%d%d%s%d%d%d%s%d%d%d%d%s%s%d%s%s%d%d%d%s%d%s%d%d%d%d%d%d
> > %s%d
> > %s%s%d%d%s%d%d%d%s%s%d%s%d%s%d%s%d%d%s%d%s%s%s%s%s%d%s%s%d%d%d%s%s%d%d%s%s%d
> > %s%d
> > %s%d%s%s%s%
> > [  833.044728] ------------[ cut here ]------------
> > [  833.137184] precision 60612 too large
> > >

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