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Date:   Thu, 20 Aug 2020 20:15:04 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Markus Mayer <>,
        Colin Ian King <>,
        Krzysztof Kozlowski <>
Cc:     BCM Kernel Feedback <>,
        Linux ARM Kernel <>,
        Linux Kernel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] memory: brcmstb_dpfe: fix array index out of bounds

On 8/20/2020 6:03 PM, Markus Mayer wrote:
> We would overrun the error_text array if we hit a TIMEOUT condition,
> because we were using the error code "ETIMEDOUT" (which is 110) as an
> array index.
> We fix the problem by correcting the array index and by providing a
> function to retrieve error messages rather than accessing the array
> directly. The function includes a bounds check that prevents the array
> from being overrun.
> Signed-off-by: Markus Mayer <>

Acked-by: Florian Fainelli <>
Fixes: 2f330caff577 ("memory: brcmstb: Add driver for DPFE")
Reported-by: Colin Ian King <>

(Colin, was there a specific coverity ID you wanted to use?)

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