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Date:	Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:04:22 +0200
From:	Sami Liedes <>
Subject: [PATCH 4/8] lib/ext2fs/block.c: Fix undefined behavior in

The intermediate result of limit*limit*limit is too big to fit in a
32-bit integer, causing undefined behavior. Fix by casting one of the
limits to the result type of e2_blkcnt_t.

Caught using clang -fsanitize=undefined.

Signed-off-by: Sami Liedes <>
 lib/ext2fs/block.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/ext2fs/block.c b/lib/ext2fs/block.c
index 68dcb03..dd3911d 100644
--- a/lib/ext2fs/block.c
+++ b/lib/ext2fs/block.c
@@ -251,7 +251,7 @@ static int block_iterate_tind(blk_t *tind_block, blk_t ref_block,
 	check_for_ro_violation_return(ctx, ret);
 	if (!*tind_block || (ret & BLOCK_ABORT)) {
-		ctx->bcount += limit*limit*limit;
+		ctx->bcount += ((e2_blkcnt_t)limit)*limit*limit;
 		return ret;
 	if (*tind_block >= ext2fs_blocks_count(ctx->fs->super) ||
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