Commit 2a2e3b98 authored by Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo's avatar Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman

perf header: Fix unchecked usage of strncpy()

commit 5192bde7d98c99f2cd80225649e3c2e7493722f7 upstream.

The strncpy() function may leave the destination string buffer
unterminated, better use strlcpy() that we have a __weak fallback
implementation for systems without it.

This fixes this warning on an Alpine Linux Edge system with gcc 8.2:

  util/header.c: In function 'perf_event__synthesize_event_update_name':
  util/header.c:3625:2: error: 'strncpy' output truncated before terminating nul copying as many bytes from a string as its length [-Werror=stringop-truncation]
    strncpy(ev->data, evsel->name, len);
    ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
  util/header.c:3618:15: note: length computed here
    size_t len = strlen(evsel->name);
                 ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
Fixes: a6e52817 ("perf tools: Add event_update event unit type")
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-wycz66iy8dl2z3yifgqf894p@git.kernel.orgSigned-off-by: default avatarArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
parent 449a549b
......@@ -3171,7 +3171,7 @@ perf_event__synthesize_event_update_name(struct perf_tool *tool,
if (ev == NULL)
return -ENOMEM;
strncpy(ev->data, evsel->name, len);
strlcpy(ev->data, evsel->name, len + 1);
err = process(tool, (union perf_event*) ev, NULL, NULL);
free(ev);
return err;
......
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