Commit c57dcb56 authored by Ross Lagerwall's avatar Ross Lagerwall Committed by Matt Fleming
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efivarfs: Ensure VariableName is NUL-terminated

Some buggy firmware implementations update VariableNameSize on success
such that it does not include the final NUL character which results in
garbage in the efivarfs name entries.  Use kzalloc on the efivar_entry
(as is done in efivars.c) to ensure that the name is always

The buggy firmware is:
BIOS Information
        Vendor: Intel Corp.
        Version: S1200RP.86B.02.02.0005.102320140911
        Release Date: 10/23/2014
        BIOS Revision: 4.6
System Information
        Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
        Product Name: S1200RP_SE
Signed-off-by: default avatarRoss Lagerwall <>
Acked-by: default avatarMatthew Garrett <>
Cc: Jeremy Kerr <>
Cc: <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatt Fleming <>
parent bfbaafae
......@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ static int efivarfs_callback(efi_char16_t *name16, efi_guid_t vendor,
int len, i;
int err = -ENOMEM;
entry = kmalloc(sizeof(*entry), GFP_KERNEL);
entry = kzalloc(sizeof(*entry), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!entry)
return err;
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