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-rw-r--r--scripts/coccinelle/api/memdup_user.cocci35
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+/// Use kmemdup_user rather than duplicating its implementation
+/// This is a little bit restricted to reduce false positives
+///
+// Confidence: High
+// Copyright: (C) 2010 Nicolas Palix, DIKU. GPLv2.
+// Copyright: (C) 2010 Julia Lawall, DIKU. GPLv2.
+// Copyright: (C) 2010 Gilles Muller, INRIA/LiP6. GPLv2.
+// URL: http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/
+// Comments:
+// Options: -no_includes -include_headers
+
+virtual patch
+
+@@
+expression from,to,size,flag;
+position p;
+identifier l1,l2;
+@@
+
+- to = \(kmalloc@p\|kzalloc@p\)(size,flag);
++ to = memdup_user(from,size);
+ if (
+- to==NULL
++ IS_ERR(to)
+ || ...) {
+ <+... when != goto l1;
+- -ENOMEM
++ PTR_ERR(to)
+ ...+>
+ }
+- if (copy_from_user(to, from, size) != 0) {
+- <+... when != goto l2;
+- -EFAULT
+- ...+>
+- }