[PATCH] skbuff: Switch structure bounds to struct_group()
kuba at kernel.org
Fri Nov 19 18:41:44 UTC 2021
On Fri, 19 Nov 2021 10:26:19 -0800 Kees Cook wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2021 at 11:13:55PM -0800, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > On Thu, 18 Nov 2021 10:36:15 -0800 Kees Cook wrote:
> > > In preparation for FORTIFY_SOURCE performing compile-time and run-time
> > > field bounds checking for memcpy(), memmove(), and memset(), avoid
> > > intentionally writing across neighboring fields.
> > >
> > > Replace the existing empty member position markers "headers_start" and
> > > "headers_end" with a struct_group(). This will allow memcpy() and sizeof()
> > > to more easily reason about sizes, and improve readability.
> > >
> > > "pahole" shows no size nor member offset changes to struct sk_buff.
> > > "objdump -d" shows no object code changes (outside of WARNs affected by
> > > source line number changes).
> > This adds ~27k of these warnings to W=1 gcc builds:
> > include/linux/skbuff.h:851:1: warning: directive in macro's argument list
> Hrm, I can't reproduce this, using several GCC versions and net-next. What
> compiler version and base commit were used here?
gcc version 11.2.1 20210728 (Red Hat 11.2.1-1) (GCC)
HEAD was at: 3b1abcf12894 Merge tag 'regmap-no-bus-update-bits' of git://...
>  https://github.com/kuba-moo/nipa/pull/10
>  https://github.com/kuba-moo/nipa/pull/11
Thanks for these! Will pull in as soon as the bot finishes with what
it's chewing on right now.
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