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Date:	Mon, 01 Oct 2012 17:15:31 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [patch] net/key/af_key.c: add range checks on

From: Dan Carpenter <>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:21:19 +0300

> Because sizeof() is size_t then if "len" is negative, it counts as a
> large positive value.
> The call tree looks like:
> pfkey_sendmsg()
> -> pfkey_process()
>    -> pfkey_spdadd()
>       -> parse_ipsecrequests()
> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>
> ---
> This is a static checker fix.  I'm not very familiar with this code.
> I think if we were to hit this then we would try to parse invalid data
> and it would return -EINVAL or similar error code pretty quickly.

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks Dan.
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