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Date:	Sat, 18 Jan 2014 13:05:05 +0100
From:	Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
To:	Steffen Hurrle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: add build-time checks for msg->msg_name size

On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 10:53:15PM +0100, Steffen Hurrle wrote:
> This is a follow-up patch to f3d3342602f8bc ("net: rework recvmsg
> handler msg_name and msg_namelen logic").
> DECLARE_SOCKADDR validates that the structure we use for writing the
> name information to is not larger than the buffer which is reserved
> for msg->msg_name (which is 128 bytes). Also use DECLARE_SOCKADDR
> consistently in sendmsg code paths.
> Signed-off-by: Steffen Hurrle <>
> Suggested-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <>

Acked-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <>


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