lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Mon, 8 Apr 2019 20:52:21 +0800
From:   Hangbin Liu <>
To:     Stephen Hemminger <>
Cc:, Wang Chen <>,
        David Miller <>,
        Stefano Brivio <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] netdevice: Fix promiscuity and allmulti negative

On Sun, Apr 07, 2019 at 08:43:24AM -0700, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Thu,  4 Apr 2019 20:45:18 +0800
> Hangbin Liu <> wrote:
> > Similarly to dad9b335c694 ("netdevice: Fix promiscuity and allmulti
> > overflow"), we should not decrease promiscuity if it is already 0.
> This should never happen. If it is a kernel bug and should be reported
> like refcnt_t overflow.

Hi Stephen,

The type of promiscuity and allmulti is 'unsigned int'. That why it happened.


Powered by blists - more mailing lists