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Date:   Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:51:58 -0400 (EDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     alan@...ux.intel.com
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] 6pack: fix buffer length mishandling

From: Alan <alan@...ux.intel.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:15:24 +0100

> Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
>> different runs). Looking at code, the following looks suspicious -- we
>> limit copy by 512 bytes, but use the original count which can be
>> larger than 512:
>>
>> static void sixpack_receive_buf(struct tty_struct *tty,
>>     const unsigned char *cp, char *fp, int count)
>> {
>>     unsigned char buf[512];
>>     ....
>>     memcpy(buf, cp, count < sizeof(buf) ? count : sizeof(buf));
>>     ....
>>     sixpack_decode(sp, buf, count1);
> 
> With the sane tty locking we now have I believe the following is safe as
> we consume the bytes and move them into the decoded buffer before
> returning.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@...ux.intel.com>

Applied to net-next, thanks Alan.

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