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SubjectRe: [PATCH V3 1/8] sysfs: Add sysfs_emit and sysfs_emit_at to format sysfs output
On Fri, Oct 02, 2020 at 03:30:30PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 09:22:19PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Wed, 2020-09-30 at 21:17 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> > > On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 01:57:40PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > > > Kees, and Rafael, I don't know if you saw this proposal from Joe for
> > > > sysfs files, questions below:
> > >
> > > I'm a fan. I think the use of sprintf() in sysfs might have been one of
> > > my earliest complaints about unsafe code patterns in the kernel. ;)
> > []
> > > > > + if (WARN(!buf || offset_in_page(buf),
> > > > > + "invalid sysfs_emit: buf:%p\n", buf))
> >
> > The dump_stack() is also going to emit pointers
> > so I don't see how it does anything but help
> > show where the buffer was. It is hashed...
>
> dump_stack() is going to report symbols and register contents.
>
> I was just pointing out that %p has no value here[1]. The interesting
> states are: "was it NULL?" "how offset was it?". Its actual content
> won't matter.

Ok, suggestions for a better error message are always welcome :)

thanks,

greg k-h

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