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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] drm: fix off-by-one in logger
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Dear all,

I just noticed that replying to my earlier email thread failed, and that
I thereby created a new thread. The original thread is the following one:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/2/16/274

I am sorry for the confusion!

Best,
Norbert


On 05/23/2018 08:22 AM, Norbert Manthey wrote:
> The current implementation will leak a byte to the log via memmove. The
> specified 27 bytes are off-by-one, as the payload is 25 bytes, and the
> termination character is only one byte large. To avoid this, factor out
> the error message, and furthermore make the second parameter of the
> append_entry function const.
>
> The full trace is as follows:
>
> In function ‘memmove’,
> from ‘append_entry’ at
> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/display/dc/basics/logger.c:257:2,
> from ‘dm_logger_append_va’ at
> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/display/dc/basics/logger.c:348:4
> detected read beyond size of object passed as 2nd parameter
>
> Signed-off-by: Norbert Manthey <nmanthey@amazon.de>
> ---
> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/display/dc/basics/logger.c | 6 ++++--
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/display/dc/basics/logger.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/display/dc/basics/logger.c
> index 31bee05..6ba8d0c 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/display/dc/basics/logger.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/amd/display/dc/basics/logger.c
> @@ -244,7 +244,7 @@ static void log_heading(struct log_entry *entry)
>
> static void append_entry(
> struct log_entry *entry,
> - char *buffer,
> + const char *buffer,
> uint32_t buf_size)
> {
> if (!entry->buf ||
> @@ -346,7 +346,9 @@ void dm_logger_append_va(
> if (size < LOG_MAX_LINE_SIZE - 1) {
> append_entry(entry, buffer, size);
> } else {
> - append_entry(entry, "LOG_ERROR, line too long\n", 27);
> + static const char msg[] = "LOG_ERROR, line too long\n";
> +
> + append_entry(entry, msg, sizeof(msg));
> }
> }
> }

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