[PATCH v6 01/18] crypto: xcbc: Remove VLA usage

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In the quest to remove all stack VLA usage from the kernel[1], this uses
the maximum blocksize and adds a sanity check. For xcbc, the blocksize
must always be 16, so use that, since it's already being enforced during

[1] https://lkml.kernel.org/r/CA+55aFzCG-zNmZwX4A2FQpadafLfEzK6CC=qPXydAacU1RqZWA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
 crypto/xcbc.c | 8 +++++---
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/crypto/xcbc.c b/crypto/xcbc.c
index 25c75af50d3f..c055f57fab11 100644
--- a/crypto/xcbc.c
+++ b/crypto/xcbc.c
@@ -57,15 +57,17 @@ struct xcbc_desc_ctx {
 	u8 ctx[];
+#define XCBC_BLOCKSIZE	16
 static int crypto_xcbc_digest_setkey(struct crypto_shash *parent,
 				     const u8 *inkey, unsigned int keylen)
 	unsigned long alignmask = crypto_shash_alignmask(parent);
 	struct xcbc_tfm_ctx *ctx = crypto_shash_ctx(parent);
-	int bs = crypto_shash_blocksize(parent);
 	u8 *consts = PTR_ALIGN(&ctx->ctx[0], alignmask + 1);
 	int err = 0;
-	u8 key1[bs];
+	u8 key1[XCBC_BLOCKSIZE];
+	int bs = sizeof(key1);
 	if ((err = crypto_cipher_setkey(ctx->child, inkey, keylen)))
 		return err;
@@ -212,7 +214,7 @@ static int xcbc_create(struct crypto_template *tmpl, struct rtattr **tb)
 		return PTR_ERR(alg);
 	switch(alg->cra_blocksize) {
-	case 16:
 		goto out_put_alg;

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