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Date:   Mon, 13 Sep 2021 19:39:45 +0200
From:   Alexandre Belloni <>
To:     Len Baker <>, Nicolas Pitre <>,
        Boris Brezillon <>
Cc:     Alexandre Belloni <>,,,, Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] i3c/master/mipi-i3c-hci: Prefer struct_size over open coded arithmetic

On Sun, 5 Sep 2021 16:40:54 +0200, Len Baker wrote:
> As noted in the "Deprecated Interfaces, Language Features, Attributes,
> and Conventions" documentation [1], size calculations (especially
> multiplication) should not be performed in memory allocator (or similar)
> function arguments due to the risk of them overflowing. This could lead
> to values wrapping around and a smaller allocation being made than the
> caller was expecting. Using those allocations could lead to linear
> overflows of heap memory and other misbehaviors.
> [...]

Applied, thanks!

[1/1] i3c/master/mipi-i3c-hci: Prefer struct_size over open coded arithmetic
      commit: 605fa23646dd9a86c4300e1719542a865111d1b6

Best regards,
Alexandre Belloni <>

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