ath10k: avoid possible string overflow

Kalle Valo kvalo at
Tue Apr 10 07:28:49 PDT 2018

Arnd Bergmann <arnd at> wrote:

> The way that 'strncat' is used here raised a warning in gcc-8:
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/wmi.c: In function 'ath10k_wmi_tpc_stats_final_disp_tables':
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/wmi.c:4649:4: error: 'strncat' output truncated before terminating nul copying as many bytes from a string as its length [-Werror=stringop-truncation]
> Effectively, this is simply a strcat() but the use of strncat() suggests
> some form of overflow check. Regardless of whether this might actually
> overflow, using strlcat() instead of strncat() avoids the warning and
> makes the code more robust.
> Fixes: bc64d05220f3 ("ath10k: debugfs support to get final TPC stats for 10.4 variants")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at>
> Signed-off-by: Kalle Valo <kvalo at>

Patch applied to ath-next branch of ath.git, thanks.

6707ba0105a2 ath10k: avoid possible string overflow


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