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Date:	Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:32:38 -0700
From:	Darren Hart <dvhart@...radead.org>
To:	Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@...il.com>
Cc:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>,
	Matthew Garrett <mjg59@...f.ucam.org>,
	platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] dell-wmi: Fix access out of memory

On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 06:45:06PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 September 2014 01:16:23 Darren Hart wrote:
> > On September 29, 2014 4:26:03 PM PDT, "Rafael J. Wysocki" 
> <rjw@...ysocki.net> wrote:
> > >On Monday, September 29, 2014 02:30:29 PM Darren Hart wrote:
> > >> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 03:10:51PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > >> > Without this patch driver dell-wmi is trying to access
> > >> > elements of
> > >
> > >dynamically
> > >
> > >> > allocated array without checking array size. This can
> > >> > lead to
> > >
> > >memory corruption
> > >
> > >> > or kernel panic. This patch adds missing checks for array
> > >> > size.
> > >> > 
> > >> > Signed-off-by: Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@...il.com>
> > >> 
> > >> Looks good to me. Rafael, any concerns?
> > >
> > >Not anything obvious.
> > 
> > Queued, thanks.
> > 
> > >> Cc: linux-acpi
> > >
> > >Thanks!
> > >
> 
> Now I see that this patch is in linus tree. Can you sent it to 
> stable trees too?

Hi Pali,

Please see Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt for details on how to mark
patches for stable when you submit them. Now that it is in mainline, the process
is a bit more manual, you'll find instructions for how to go about that in the
same document.

Thanks,

-- 
Darren Hart
Intel Open Source Technology Center
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