FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR

Section: String and data retrieving fun (3stap)
Updated: November 2019
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NAME

function::kernel_string - Retrieves string from kernel memory  

SYNOPSIS

1) kernel_string:string(addr:long)

2) kernel_string:string(addr:long,err_msg:string)
 

ARGUMENTS

addr

The kernel address to retrieve the string from

err_msg

The error message to return when data isn't available
 

DESCRIPTION

1) This function returns the null terminated C string from a given kernel memory address. Reports an error on string copy fault.

2) This function returns the null terminated C string from a given kernel memory address. Reports the given error message on string copy fault.  

SEE ALSO

tapset::conversions(3stap)


 

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