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um: Remove use of asprinf in umid.c

Message ID 20201113102617.17954-1-anton.ivanov@cambridgegreys.com
State New
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Series um: Remove use of asprinf in umid.c | expand

Commit Message

Anton Ivanov Nov. 13, 2020, 10:26 a.m. UTC
From: Anton Ivanov <anton.ivanov@cambridgegreys.com>

asprintf is not compatible with the existing uml memory allocation
mechanism. Its use on the "user" side of UML results in a corrupt slab
state.

Fixes: 492edce1306f (um: remove uses of variable length arrays)

Signed-off-by: Anton Ivanov <anton.ivanov@cambridgegreys.com>
---
 arch/um/os-Linux/umid.c | 17 +++++------------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
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Patch

diff --git a/arch/um/os-Linux/umid.c b/arch/um/os-Linux/umid.c
index 1d7558dac75f..a3dd61521d24 100644
--- a/arch/um/os-Linux/umid.c
+++ b/arch/um/os-Linux/umid.c
@@ -137,20 +137,13 @@  static inline int is_umdir_used(char *dir)
 {
 	char pid[sizeof("nnnnnnnnn")], *end, *file;
 	int dead, fd, p, n, err;
-	size_t filelen;
+	size_t filelen = strlen(dir) + sizeof("/pid") + 1;
 
-	err = asprintf(&file, "%s/pid", dir);
-	if (err < 0)
-		return 0;
-
-	filelen = strlen(file);
+	file = malloc(filelen);
+	if (!file)
+		return -ENOMEM;
 
-	n = snprintf(file, filelen, "%s/pid", dir);
-	if (n >= filelen) {
-		printk(UM_KERN_ERR "is_umdir_used - pid filename too long\n");
-		err = -E2BIG;
-		goto out;
-	}
+	snprintf(file, filelen, "%s/pid", dir);
 
 	dead = 0;
 	fd = open(file, O_RDONLY);