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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] ax25: integer overflows in ax25_setsockopt()
All these magic numbers come from net/ax25/sysctl_net_ax25.c, where
min/max values of each field are set for sysctl. Is it okay to use
them?

- xi

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 5:44 AM, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
>>       case AX25_T1:
>> -             if (opt < 1) {
>> +             if (opt < 1 || opt > 30) {
>
> Where do these values come from ? If they are from some 'standard' then
> really we should avoid restricting needlessly to it, particularly as
> AX.25 isn't well defined and is used for all sorts of crazy stuff where
> the usual range of settings isn't useful.
>
> Restricting to the point it would overflow makes sense however.
>
> Alan
>
>
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