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Date:   Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:38:21 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net/packet: fix 4gb buffer limit due to overflow

From: Kal Conley <>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:57:11 +0100

> When calculating rb->frames_per_block * req->tp_block_nr the result
> can overflow. Check it for overflow without limiting the total buffer
> size to UINT_MAX.
> This change fixes support for packet ring buffers >= UINT_MAX.
> Fixes: 8f8d28e4d6d8 ("net/packet: fix overflow in check for tp_frame_nr")
> Signed-off-by: Kal Conley <>
> ---
> Changes in v2:
> - Add Signed-off-by and Fixes tag

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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