[PATCH 5/6] wifi: ath10k: use flexible array in struct wmi_tdls_peer_capabilities

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Wed Dec 13 11:13:03 PST 2023

On Wed, Dec 13, 2023 at 09:06:43AM -0800, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> Currently struct wmi_tdls_peer_capabilities defines:
> 	struct wmi_channel peer_chan_list[1];
> Per the guidance in [1] this should be a flexible array, and at one
> point Gustavo was trying to fix this [2], but had questions about the
> correct behavior when the associated peer_chan_len is 0.
> I have been unable to determine if firmware requires that at least one
> record be present even if peer_chan_len is 0. But since that is the
> current behavior, follow the example from [3] and replace the
> one-element array with a union that contains both a flexible array and
> a single instance of the array element. This results in a struct that
> has the same footprint as the original, so no other driver changes are
> required.
> No functional changes, compile tested only.
> [1] https://docs.kernel.org/process/deprecated.html#zero-length-and-one-element-arrays
> [2] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-wireless/626ae2e7-66f8-423b-b17f-e75c1a6d29b3@embeddedor.com/
> [3] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-wireless/202308301529.AC90A9EF98@keescook/
> Signed-off-by: Jeff Johnson <quic_jjohnson at quicinc.com>

Again, good to keep the struct the same size.

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org>

Kees Cook

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