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ALSA: core: fix buffer overflow in snd_info_get_line()

snd_info_get_line() documents that its last parameter must be one
less than the buffer size, but this API design guarantees that
(literally) every caller gets it wrong.

Just change this parameter to have its obvious meaning.

Reported-by: Tommi Rantala <tt.rantala@gmail.com>
Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # v2.2.26+
Signed-off-by: Clemens Ladisch <clemens@ladisch.de>
Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
imx_4.1.15_1.0.0_ga
Clemens Ladisch 6 years ago
committed by Takashi Iwai
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ddc64b278a
1 changed files with 2 additions and 2 deletions
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    -2
      sound/core/info.c

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- 2
sound/core/info.c View File

@ -684,7 +684,7 @@ int snd_info_card_free(struct snd_card *card)
* snd_info_get_line - read one line from the procfs buffer
* @buffer: the procfs buffer
* @line: the buffer to store
* @len: the max. buffer size - 1
* @len: the max. buffer size
*
* Reads one line from the buffer and stores the string.
*
@ -704,7 +704,7 @@ int snd_info_get_line(struct snd_info_buffer *buffer, char *line, int len)
buffer->stop = 1;
if (c == '\n')
break;
if (len) {
if (len > 1) {
len--;
*line++ = c;
}


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