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ima: Use kmemdup rather than kmalloc+memcpy

Message ID 20200909190907.164013-1-alex.dewar90@gmail.com
State New
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Series ima: Use kmemdup rather than kmalloc+memcpy | expand

Commit Message

Alex Dewar Sept. 9, 2020, 7:09 p.m. UTC
Issue identified with Coccinelle.

Signed-off-by: Alex Dewar <alex.dewar90@gmail.com>
---
 security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c | 9 ++++-----
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Comments

Mimi Zohar Sept. 15, 2020, 2:14 p.m. UTC | #1
On Wed, 2020-09-09 at 20:09 +0100, Alex Dewar wrote:
> Issue identified with Coccinelle.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Alex Dewar <alex.dewar90@gmail.com>

Thank you.

Mimi
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Patch

diff --git a/security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c b/security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c
index b4de33074b37..1de3140b334f 100644
--- a/security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c
+++ b/security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c
@@ -284,15 +284,14 @@  static struct ima_rule_entry *ima_lsm_copy_rule(struct ima_rule_entry *entry)
 	struct ima_rule_entry *nentry;
 	int i;
 
-	nentry = kmalloc(sizeof(*nentry), GFP_KERNEL);
-	if (!nentry)
-		return NULL;
-
 	/*
 	 * Immutable elements are copied over as pointers and data; only
 	 * lsm rules can change
 	 */
-	memcpy(nentry, entry, sizeof(*nentry));
+	nentry = kmemdup(entry, sizeof(*nentry), GFP_KERNEL);
+	if (!nentry)
+		return NULL;
+
 	memset(nentry->lsm, 0, sizeof_field(struct ima_rule_entry, lsm));
 
 	for (i = 0; i < MAX_LSM_RULES; i++) {