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Date:   Tue,  5 Oct 2021 00:34:38 -0400
From:   "Martin K. Petersen" <>
To:     Matthew Wilcox <>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <>,
        Len Baker <>, Hannes Reinecke <>
Cc:     "Martin K . Petersen" <>,,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,, Kees Cook <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] scsi: advansys: Prefer struct_size over open coded arithmetic

On Sat, 25 Sep 2021 13:42:05 +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: advansys: Prefer struct_size over open coded arithmetic

Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering

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