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-rw-r--r--lib/strncpy_from_user.c41
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diff --git a/lib/strncpy_from_user.c b/lib/strncpy_from_user.c
index e0af6ff..ead8c4a 100644
--- a/lib/strncpy_from_user.c
+++ b/lib/strncpy_from_user.c
@@ -112,3 +112,44 @@ long strncpy_from_user(char *dst, const char __user *src, long count)
return -EFAULT;
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(strncpy_from_user);
+
+/**
+ * strncpy_from_unsafe: - Copy a NUL terminated string from unsafe address.
+ * @dst: Destination address, in kernel space. This buffer must be at
+ * least @count bytes long.
+ * @src: Unsafe address.
+ * @count: Maximum number of bytes to copy, including the trailing NUL.
+ *
+ * Copies a NUL-terminated string from unsafe address to kernel buffer.
+ *
+ * On success, returns the length of the string INCLUDING the trailing NUL.
+ *
+ * If access fails, returns -EFAULT (some data may have been copied
+ * and the trailing NUL added).
+ *
+ * If @count is smaller than the length of the string, copies @count-1 bytes,
+ * sets the last byte of @dst buffer to NUL and returns @count.
+ */
+long strncpy_from_unsafe(char *dst, const void *unsafe_addr, long count)
+{
+ mm_segment_t old_fs = get_fs();
+ const void *src = unsafe_addr;
+ long ret;
+
+ if (unlikely(count <= 0))
+ return 0;
+
+ set_fs(KERNEL_DS);
+ pagefault_disable();
+
+ do {
+ ret = __copy_from_user_inatomic(dst++,
+ (const void __user __force *)src++, 1);
+ } while (dst[-1] && ret == 0 && src - unsafe_addr < count);
+
+ dst[-1] = '\0';
+ pagefault_enable();
+ set_fs(old_fs);
+
+ return ret < 0 ? ret : src - unsafe_addr;
+}

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