Re: [PATCH] tools lib traceevent: Fix buffer overflow in arg_eval
From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Thu Feb 28 2019 - 14:01:33 EST
Em Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 10:12:50PM -0500, Steven Rostedt escreveu:
> On Wed, 27 Feb 2019 17:55:32 -0800
> Tony Jones <tonyj@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Fix buffer overflow observed when running perf test.
> > The overflow is when trying to evaluate "1ULL << (64 - 1)" which
> > is resulting in -9223372036854775808 which overflows the 20 character
> > buffer.
> > If is possible this bug has been reported before but I still don't
> > see any fix checked in:
> > See: https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-perf-users/msg07714.html
> > Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: linux-perf-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Tony Jones <tonyj@xxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> I have to say I've let this slide and it is not the first time a patch
> went out with this fix. But this one has the correct fix because we
> should use a buffer with a multiple of 4. Anyway, Tony I believe was
> the first to report this anyway.
> For reference we have:
> I first heard about Tony's complaint on a post to linux-perf-users on Jan 18.
> But then we had after that:
> Michael Sartain reported it on 1/24 (and fixed by Tzvetomir)
> It was later fixed again by Mathias Krause
> But since Tony was first to report it, and we discussed that it should
> be 24 bytes, I would say this is the patch to take.
> Again, sorry for not getting this acknowledged earlier and everyone doing
> the same thing multiple times. :-/
> Arnaldo, please take this patch. But also add:
> Reported-by: Michael Sartain <mikesart@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reported-by: Mathias Krause <minipli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Thanks for the credit research,