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Re: [PATCH 1/3] libdw: Make srclines use a stable sort
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:10:17 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] libdw: Make srclines use a stable sort
On Mon, 2014-12-15 at 13:48 -0800, Josh Stone wrote:
> On 12/13/2014 03:18 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 05:34:06PM -0800, Josh Stone wrote:
> >> It might be worth auditing other qsort/tsearch comparison functions for
> >> similar wrapping possibilities.
> > I think you are right. I looked over all compare functions and two didn't
> > do as you suggest. The attached patch fixes those. Do that look correct?
> Those look good.
> I think src/elfcmp.c compare_Elf32_Word() is also wrong, as big u32
> values could wrap int subtraction. I didn't find any others.
Ah, missed that Elf32_Word is unsigned. There is an assert that makes
sure it is at least as wide as an int, but that isn't enough indeed.
Proposed fix attached.
From 6c8781d9175900e321a8afe2c5073db68872e8e0 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Mark Wielaard <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:04:55 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] elfcmp: Make sure Elf32_Word difference doesn't wrap around
in int compare.
Signed-off-by: Mark Wielaard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
src/ChangeLog | 5 +++++
src/elfcmp.c | 3 +--
2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/src/ChangeLog b/src/ChangeLog
index 141b31f..1e612bf 100644
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2014-12-16 Mark Wielaard <email@example.com>
+ * elfcmp.c (compare_Elf32_Word): Make sure (unsigned) Elf32_Word
+ difference doesn't wrap around before returning as int.
2014-12-11 Mark Wielaard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* readelf.c (print_debug_exception_table): Check TType base offset
diff --git a/src/elfcmp.c b/src/elfcmp.c
index c420019..d1008b3 100644
@@ -811,8 +811,7 @@ compare_Elf32_Word (const void *p1, const void *p2)
const Elf32_Word *w1 = p1;
const Elf32_Word *w2 = p2;
- assert (sizeof (int) >= sizeof (*w1));
- return (int) *w1 - (int) *w2;
+ return *w1 < *w2 ? -1 : *w1 > *w2 ? 1 : 0;