Building with link-time-optimizations revealed that the cxgb4 driver does
a fixed-size memcpy() from a variable-length constant string into the
network interface name:

In function 'memcpy',
    inlined from 'cfg_queues_uld.constprop' at 
    inlined from 'cxgb4_register_uld.constprop' at 
include/linux/string.h:350:3: error: call to '__read_overflow2' declared with 
attribute error: detected read beyond size of object passed as 2nd parameter

I can see two equally workable solutions: either we use a strncpy() instead
of the memcpy() to stop at the end of the input, or we make the source buffer
fixed length as well. This implements the latter.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_uld.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_uld.h 
index 1d37672902da..a14e8db51cdc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_uld.h
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_uld.h
@@ -355,7 +355,7 @@ struct cxgb4_lld_info {
 struct cxgb4_uld_info {
-       const char *name;
+       char name[IFNAMSIZ];
        void *handle;
        unsigned int nrxq;
        unsigned int rxq_size;

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