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Date:	Sun, 29 Jun 2014 13:10:18 +0200
From:	Alexander Aring <>
Cc:,,, Alexander Aring <>
Subject: [PATCH net] ieee802154: reassembly: fix possible buffer overflow

The max_dsize attribute in ctl_table for lowpan_frags_ns_ctl_table is
configured with integer accessing methods. This patch change the
max_dsize attribute to int to avoid a possible buffer overflow.

Signed-off-by: Alexander Aring <>
 include/net/netns/ieee802154_6lowpan.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/net/netns/ieee802154_6lowpan.h b/include/net/netns/ieee802154_6lowpan.h
index 079030c..e207096 100644
--- a/include/net/netns/ieee802154_6lowpan.h
+++ b/include/net/netns/ieee802154_6lowpan.h
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ struct netns_sysctl_lowpan {
 struct netns_ieee802154_lowpan {
 	struct netns_sysctl_lowpan sysctl;
 	struct netns_frags	frags;
-	u16			max_dsize;
+	int			max_dsize;

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