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Date:   Sat, 9 Dec 2017 18:02:37 +0100
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Ben Hutchings <ben.hutchings@...ethink.co.uk>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org,
        Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Sasha Levin <alexander.levin@...izon.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.4 33/49] net: sctp: fix array overrun read on
 sctp_timer_tbl

On Fri, Dec 08, 2017 at 04:34:51AM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-12-07 at 14:07 +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > 4.4-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me
> > know.
> > 
> > ------------------
> > 
> > From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> > 
> > 
> > [ Upstream commit 0e73fc9a56f22f2eec4d2b2910c649f7af67b74d ]
> > 
> > The comparison on the timeout can lead to an array overrun
> > read on sctp_timer_tbl because of an off-by-one error. Fix
> > this by using < instead of <= and also compare to the array
> > size rather than SCTP_EVENT_TIMEOUT_MAX.
> > 
> > Fixes CoverityScan CID#1397639 ("Out-of-bounds read")
> 
> SCTP_EVENT_TIMEOUT_MAX is one less than the array size, so the bounds
> check using <= was correct.  This is cleanup, not a bug fix.

Ah, I was wondering why no one caught this earlier for submission.
Coverity isn't the smartest tool at times :(

thanks,

greg k-h

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