[PATCHv3,09/20] ppc: avoid buffer overrun: use pstrcpy, not strncpy

Message ID 1349349003-15672-10-git-send-email-jim@meyering.net
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Jim Meyering Oct. 4, 2012, 11:09 a.m.
From: Jim Meyering <meyering@redhat.com>

A terminal NUL is required by caller's use of strchr.
It's better not to use strncpy at all, since there is no need
to zero out hundreds of trailing bytes for each iteration.

Signed-off-by: Jim Meyering <meyering@redhat.com>
 target-ppc/kvm.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)


diff --git a/target-ppc/kvm.c b/target-ppc/kvm.c
index a31d278..7f6e4e0 100644
--- a/target-ppc/kvm.c
+++ b/target-ppc/kvm.c
@@ -795,7 +795,7 @@  static int read_cpuinfo(const char *field, char *value, int len)
         if (!strncmp(line, field, field_len)) {
-            strncpy(value, line, len);
+            pstrcpy(value, len, line);
             ret = 0;