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Date:   Wed, 22 Sep 2021 00:45:21 -0400
From:   "Martin K. Petersen" <>
To:     Len Baker <>,
        James Smart <>,
        Ram Vegesna <>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <>
Cc:     "Martin K . Petersen" <>,,,
        Kees Cook <>,,,
        Hannes Reinecke <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi: elx: libefc: Prefer kcalloc over open coded arithmetic

On Sun, 5 Sep 2021 08:24:48 +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 to 5.16/scsi-queue, thanks!

[1/1] scsi: elx: libefc: Prefer kcalloc over open coded arithmetic

Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering

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