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[04/11] ath11: Wstringop-overread warning

Message ID 20210322160253.4032422-5-arnd@kernel.org (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series treewide: address gcc-11 -Wstringop-overread warnings | expand

Commit Message

Arnd Bergmann March 22, 2021, 4:02 p.m. UTC
From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

gcc-11 with the kernel address sanitizer prints a warning for this

In function 'ath11k_peer_assoc_h_vht',
    inlined from 'ath11k_peer_assoc_prepare' at drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c:1632:2:
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c:1164:13: error: 'ath11k_peer_assoc_h_vht_masked' reading 16 bytes from a region of size 4 [-Werror=stringop-overread]
 1164 |         if (ath11k_peer_assoc_h_vht_masked(vht_mcs_mask))
      |             ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c: In function 'ath11k_peer_assoc_prepare':
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c:1164:13: note: referencing argument 1 of type 'const u16 *' {aka 'const short unsigned int *'}
drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c:969:1: note: in a call to function 'ath11k_peer_assoc_h_vht_masked'
  969 | ath11k_peer_assoc_h_vht_masked(const u16 vht_mcs_mask[NL80211_VHT_NSS_MAX])
      | ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

According to analysis from gcc developers, this is a glitch in the
way gcc tracks the size of struct members. This should really get
fixed in gcc, but it's also easy to work around this instance
by changing the function prototype to no include the length of
the array.

Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=99673
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
 drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c
index b391169576e2..5cb7ed53f3c4 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/mac.c
@@ -966,7 +966,7 @@  ath11k_peer_assoc_h_ht_masked(const u8 ht_mcs_mask[IEEE80211_HT_MCS_MASK_LEN])
 static bool
-ath11k_peer_assoc_h_vht_masked(const u16 vht_mcs_mask[NL80211_VHT_NSS_MAX])
+ath11k_peer_assoc_h_vht_masked(const u16 vht_mcs_mask[])
 	int nss;