APPLIED[artful]: [Artful][PATCHv2] tracing: Use strlcpy() instead of strcpy() in __trace_find_cmdline()

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Thu May 11 15:04:57 UTC 2017

On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 05:53:36PM +0800, Po-Hsu Lin wrote:
> From: Amey Telawane <ameyt at>
> Strcpy is inherently not safe, and strlcpy() should be used instead.
> __trace_find_cmdline() uses strcpy() because the comms saved must have a
> terminating nul character, but it doesn't hurt to add the extra protection
> of using strlcpy() instead of strcpy().
> Link:
> Signed-off-by: Amey Telawane <ameyt at>
> [AmitP: Cherry-picked this commit from CodeAurora kernel/msm-3.10
> Signed-off-by: Amit Pundir <amit.pundir at>
> [ Updated change log and removed the "- 1" from len parameter ]
> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt at>
> (backported from commit e09e28671cda63e6308b31798b997639120e2a21)
> CVE-2017-0605
> Signed-off-by: Po-Hsu Lin <po-hsu.lin at>

Applied to artful master-next.

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