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Date:	Wed, 18 Jul 2007 02:08:21 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] negative groups in netlink_setsockopt

From: Johannes Berg <>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 14:26:04 +0200

> Reading netlink_setsockopt it's not immediately clear why there isn't a
> bug when you pass in negative numbers, the reason being that the >=
> comparison is really unsigned although 'val' is signed because
> nlk->ngroups is unsigned. Make 'val' unsigned too.
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <>

Applied, but I updated the "(int __user *)" cast in
get_user() to match as well when applying this.

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