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Subject[PATCH] tracing: avoid string overflow
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'err' is used as a NUL-terminated string, but using strncpy() with the length
equal to the buffer size may result in lack of the termination:

kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c: In function 'hist_err_event':
kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c:396:3: error: 'strncpy' specified bound 256 equals destination size [-Werror=stringop-truncation]
strncpy(err, var, MAX_FILTER_STR_VAL);

This changes it to use the safer strscpy() instead.

Fixes: f404da6e1d46 ("tracing: Add 'last error' error facility for hist triggers")
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
---
kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c b/kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c
index 4f027642ceef..8357f36d7a1e 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace_events_hist.c
@@ -393,7 +393,7 @@ static void hist_err_event(char *str, char *system, char *event, char *var)
else if (system)
snprintf(err, MAX_FILTER_STR_VAL, "%s.%s", system, event);
else
- strncpy(err, var, MAX_FILTER_STR_VAL);
+ strscpy(err, var, MAX_FILTER_STR_VAL);

hist_err(str, err);
}
--
2.9.0
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