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[01/36] usercopy: Remove pointer from overflow report

Message ID 1515531365-37423-2-git-send-email-keescook@chromium.org (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Kees Cook Jan. 9, 2018, 8:55 p.m. UTC
Using %p was already mostly useless in the usercopy overflow reports,
so this removes it entirely to avoid confusion now that %p-hashing
is enabled.

Fixes: ad67b74d2469d9b8 ("printk: hash addresses printed with %p")
Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
 mm/usercopy.c | 9 ++++-----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/mm/usercopy.c b/mm/usercopy.c
index a9852b24715d..5df1e68d4585 100644
--- a/mm/usercopy.c
+++ b/mm/usercopy.c
@@ -58,12 +58,11 @@  static noinline int check_stack_object(const void *obj, unsigned long len)
 	return GOOD_STACK;
-static void report_usercopy(const void *ptr, unsigned long len,
-			    bool to_user, const char *type)
+static void report_usercopy(unsigned long len, bool to_user, const char *type)
-	pr_emerg("kernel memory %s attempt detected %s %p (%s) (%lu bytes)\n",
+	pr_emerg("kernel memory %s attempt detected %s '%s' (%lu bytes)\n",
 		to_user ? "exposure" : "overwrite",
-		to_user ? "from" : "to", ptr, type ? : "unknown", len);
+		to_user ? "from" : "to", type ? : "unknown", len);
 	 * For greater effect, it would be nice to do do_group_exit(),
 	 * but BUG() actually hooks all the lock-breaking and per-arch
@@ -261,6 +260,6 @@  void __check_object_size(const void *ptr, unsigned long n, bool to_user)
-	report_usercopy(ptr, n, to_user, err);
+	report_usercopy(n, to_user, err);